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A hotfix is available to update the Daylight Saving Time for the “(GMT) Casablanca” time zone for the year 2009 for Windows XP-based, Windows Server 2003-based, Windows Vista-based and Windows Server 2008-based computers

Morocco has announced the start of Daylight Savings Time (DST) for 2009 on June 1st at midnight. This hotfix updates the start and end of Daylight Savings Time (DST) for Morocco in 2009. The clock will move one hour forward at midnight between May 31st and June 1st, and then move one hour back at midnight between August 20th and August 21st in 2009. There was no DST for Morocco in 2009 prior to this update.
More specifically, this update sets DST for Morocco as follows:

  • DST starts at 23:59:59 on May 31st, 2009
  • DST ends at 23:59:59 on August 20th, 2009
There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB970613.

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