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Windows Server 2003-based computers and Windows XP-based computers that are set to the West Australia time zone do not change to daylight saving time on December 3, 2006
Article ID: 929120 - View products that this article applies to.
Daylight saving time updateTo obtain the most recent information about daylight saving time (DST), click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955839/ )December 2008 cumulative time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based computers and Microsoft Windows XP-based computers that are set to the West Australia time zone do not change to daylight saving time on December 3, 2006.
Note The display name of the West Australia time zone in the Date and Time Properties dialog box is (GMT+08:00) Perth.
This problem occurs because the State of West Australia has recently introduced daylight saving time on a trial basis for the next three years. The trial will start at 2:00 A.M. on December 3, 2006. The West Australia time zone in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows XP is not configured to change to daylight saving time on December 3, 2006.
Windows Server 2003 service pack informationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, 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
Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP update informationThe update that is described in this Microsoft Knowledge Base article has been replaced by the update that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 955839.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
The West Australia time zone will use the following transition schedule for daylight saving time in 2007:
Daylight saving time and time zone settings
The update modifies the existing time zone in the registry to reflect the official 2006 daylight saving time transition date for the West Australia time zone as identified in the table.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 929120 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 10.0