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A hotfix is available for Windows Services for UNIX and for Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications to incorporate a cumulative DST update for December 2009

This article describes a hotfix that is available for the following components:

  • Windows Services for UNIX
  • Utilities and software development kits (SDKs) for Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA)

This hotfix incorporates a cumulative daylight saving time (DST) update for the following time zones:

  • N. Central Asia Standard Time
    Almaty is moved from the N. Central Asia Standard Time time zone to the Central Asia Standard Time time zone.
  • Central Brazil Standard Time
    The DST start date and the DST end date are adjusted.
  • E. South America Standard Time
    The DST start date and the DST end date are adjusted.
  • Egypt Standard Time
    The DST start date and the DST end date are adjusted.
  • Georgian Standard Time
    This time zone is changed from (GMT+03:00) to (GMT+4:00).
    Note: This time zone does not use DST.
  • Israel Standard Time
    The DST start date and the DST end date are adjusted.
  • North Asia East Standard Time
    “Ulaan Batar” is removed from the display name for this time zone.
  • Paraguay Standard Time
    The DST start date and the DST end date are adjusted.
  • Ulaanbaatar Standard Time
    The new Ulaanbaatar time zone that does not have DST. The display name is (GMT+08:00) Ulaanbaatar.

This hotfix also updates the time zone information to reflect current governmental DST settings for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Additionally, this hotfix addresses DST changes that were updated in the previous cumulative updates. We recommend that you install the latest DST update for your operating system.

For more information about the current governmental DST settings for Microsoft Windows operating systems, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
976098 December 2009 cumulative time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB977615.

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