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The Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Australia during March 2006. Several Australian states changed the date on which daylight saving time changes to standard time. These states are New South Wales, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, and Tasmania. In these states, daylight saving time changed to standard time on the first Sunday of April 2006.
Microsoft created an update for the following products to address the 2006 change in the official daylight saving time transition date:
Daylight saving time for 2007For the year 2006 only, the official daylight saving time transition date for each state in Australia changed to the first Sunday of April. For the year 2007, the official daylight saving time transition date for each state in Australia returns to the standard transition date. This standard transition date is the last Sunday of March. The following table shows the transition date for each of these states:
Note At 3:00 A.M. on the day that daylight saving time changes to standard time, clocks are moved back one hour.
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The change to daylight saving time will affect the transition settings for the following time zone rules:
Service pack informationThis update is included with Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2. For more information about how to obtain this service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/889100/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
An Automatic Update-only package is available from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site to remove the 912475 update. By removing the 912475 update, this update will reset the affected time zones back to the correct transition date. Customers who have Automatic Updates enabled do not have to take any additional action.
Alternatively, you can manually remove the 912475 update. Manually removing the 912475 update will also reset the affected time zones back to the correct transition date. Customers who do not have automatic updates enabled and who installed the 912475 update must manually remove this update.
Note This package will uninstall the 912475 update and remove it from the list in the Add or Remove Programs tool.
Manually remove the 912475 updateTo manually uninstall the 912475 update, follow these steps:
Verify that the 912475 update is removedTo verify that the 912475 update is removed, follow these steps:
For more information about the 912475 update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912475/ )Australian daylight saving time 2006 update for environments that do not use Exchange Server has now expired
Article ID: 913670 - Last Review: March 26, 2007 - Revision: 3.3