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A hotfix is available to update the Daylight Saving Time for the “(UTC-04:00) Asuncion”, “(UTC+12:00) Fiji” and “(UTC-04:00) Santiago” time zone for Windows Operating Systems

Paraguay has announced changes to its Daylight Saving Time (DST) schedule. This hotfix updates the DST start and end dates for the “(UTC-04:00) Asuncion” time zone.

Fiji has announced changes to its DST schedule. This hotfix updates the DST start and end dates for the “(UTC+12:00) Fiji” time zone.

Chile has announced an extension to its DST end date for 2010. This hotfix updates the DST end date for the “(UTC-04:00) Santiago” time zone.

More specifically, this hotfix sets DST as follows:

  • Sets DST start date for Paraguay at first Saturday of October at 23:59:59.999 and DST end date at second Saturday of April at 23:59:59.999
  • Sets DST start date for Fiji at fourth Sunday of October 2010 at 02:00:00.000 and DST end date at last Sunday of March 2010 at 03:00:00.000
  • Sets DST end date for Chile at first Saturday of April, 2010 at 23:59:59.999
Time zone key name Display name DST start DST end
Paraguay Standard Time (UTC-04:00) Asuncion 1st Saturday of October at 23:59:59.999 2nd Saturday of April at 23:59:59.999
Fiji Standard Time (UTC+12:00) Fiji 4th Sunday of October 2010 at 02:00:00.000 Last Sunday of March 2010 at 03:00:00.000
Pacific SA Standard Time (UTC-04:00) Santiago 2nd Saturday of October at 23:59:59.999 1st Saturday of April, 2010 at 23:59:59.999
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 KB981128.

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