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Symptoms

The government of Chile extended DST for 2013 to end on April 27, 2013, and start on September 7, 2013 [Official Decree]. This hotfix updates Windows DST support for the (UTC -4:00) Santiago time zone so that DST ends on April 27, 2013, at 23:59:59.999 and the clock reverts to 23:00:00.000. The update also includes the change for DST to start on September 7, 2013, at 23:59:59.999 and the clock to advance to 01:00:00.000 of September 8.

Resolution

This hotfix is also available at Microsoft Update Catalog.

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. To obtain the hotfix, click the link at the top of this page, or contact Microsoft Customer Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support

In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Note: This update is available only as a hotfix.

More information

For more information about this change, see the following Microsoft Spanish-language website: 
http://www.microsoft.com/chile/cambiodehora/ 

For more information about the impact of this change (including how to configure Outlook), see the following Microsoft CTS LATAM Team blog: 
http://blogs.technet.com/b/latam/archive/2013/02/22/chile-dst-2013-fallback.aspx

Properties

Article ID: 2821346 - Last Review: October 28, 2013 - Revision: 8.0
Applies to
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition with Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
Keywords: 
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