Upcoming Daylight Saving Time changes

In observance of the various Daylight Saving Time (DST) changes Microsoft has been working closely with customers, partners and others in the industry to help ensure a smooth and seamless transition.  Earlier in the year, many customers across the world were able to transition smoothly by applying the right updates prior to the DST changes…

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Daylight Saving Time Guidance from Microsoft IT

Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT) had to prepare for the change in Daylight Saving Time (DST) in accordance with the Energy Policy Act of 2005.  Microsoft IT supports several operating systems, productivity applications, line of business (LOB) applications, and mobile devices. Though the product teams had already developed patches and numerous Knowledge Base (KB) articles…

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Exchange Rebasing Tool Released

The Exchange Calendar Update Tool for the Daylight Savings Time 2007 changes is now available for download, testing, and use  in your environments.  Before you run the Exchange Calendar Update tool, refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base article 930879, “How to address daylight saving time by using the Exchange Calendar Update Tool,” for complete information about…

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Daylight Saving Time Update: 2/2/2007

Groundhog Day is here and that means Daylight Saving Time 2007 is just around the corner.    Please stay tuned to http://www.microsoft.com/windows/timezone/dst2007.mspx for the most current information and links to other valuable information.   Following are links to detailed KnowledgeBase articles on specific DST topics:  Preparing for daylight saving time changes in 2007 – http://www.microsoft.com/dst2007…

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DST 2007 hotfix policy change for products in Extended Support!

I’ve just been informed of a new change to Microsoft’s policy on non-security hotfixes with wide customer demand for products in the Extended support phase I wanted to share.  The new policy is as follows: ·         Daylight Saving Time (DST) 2007 hotfixes for products in Mainstream Support remain available at no charge. Customers should continue…

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Exchange SP2 DST 2007 Fix Is Now Available

Microsoft has released the final production version of the update for DST 2007 for Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This update includes changes for the United States DST change for the components affected in Microsoft Exchange. It also includes changes for the time zones in Canada (except Newfoundland) which will make the same…

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Daylight Saving Time changes for the U.S. and Canada in 2007

One of the key provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was to extend Daylight Saving Time (DST) by approximately four weeks. In compliance with this provision, beginning in 2007  DST dates in the United States will start three weeks earlier (2:00 A.M. on the second Sunday in March) and will end one week…

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