The JScript version 5.7 Date object reports time in standard time instead of in daylight saving time after you apply the updates in Microsoft Knowledge Base articles 928388 and 932590 on a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. You take the following actions on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows Server 2003:
  1. You install the 2007 time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems that is documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
    928388 2007 time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems
  2. You install the C run-time (CRT) update that is documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
    932590 FIX: Windows-based applications that use the TZ environment variable may not work as expected because of changes to DST
  3. You set the TZ environment variable.
In this scenario, when you create a custom application that uses the JScript version 5.7 Date object, the time is reported incorrectly for dates that are between the second Sunday in March and the first Sunday in April for the year 2007. Instead of the time being reported in daylight saving time, the time is reported in standard time. For example, for March 30, 2007, the JScript Date object reports time in standard time instead of in daylight saving time.

Note JScript version 5.7 is included with Windows Vista. Additionally, when you install Internet Explorer 7 on a computer that is running Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, or Windows Server 2003 SP1, JScript version 5.7 is installed.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

Windows XP

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
Prerequisites
You must be running Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Windows XP Professional x64 Edition to install this hotfix.
Restart requirement
You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

Download file information for Windows XP
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ie7-windowsxp-kb933812-x86-enu.exe1.0.0.0714,63209-Mar-200705:53x86
File attributes information for Windows XP
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Jscript.dll5.7.0.16450491,52009-Mar-200706:14x86SP2SP2GDR
Jscript.dll5.7.0.20550491,52009-Mar-200706:16x86SP2SP2QFE
Download file information for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ie7-windowsserver2003.windowsxp-kb933812-x64-enu.exe1.0.0.01,320,32808-Mar-200716:34x86
File attributes information for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Jscript.dll5.7.0.16450758,78408-Mar-200716:13x64SP1SP1GDR
Wjscript.dll5.7.0.16450491,52008-Mar-200716:13x86SP1WOW
Jscript.dll5.7.0.20550758,78408-Mar-200716:13x64SP1SP1QFE
Wjscript.dll5.7.0.20550491,52008-Mar-200716:13x86SP1WOW
Jscptie7.dll5.7.0.16450758,78408-Mar-200716:16x64SP2SP2GDR
Wjscptie7.dll5.7.0.16450491,52008-Mar-200716:16x86SP2WOW
Jscptie7.dll5.7.0.20550758,78408-Mar-200716:13x64SP2SP2QFE
Wjscptie7.dll5.7.0.20550491,52008-Mar-200716:13x86SP2WOW

Windows Server 2003 hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information


Download file information for Windows Server 2003, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ie7-windowsserver2003-kb933812-x86-enu.exe1.0.0.0716,16808-Mar-200716:54x86
File attributes information for Windows Server 2003, x86-based versions
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Collapse this tableExpand this table
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Jscript.dll5.7.0.16450491,52008-Mar-200715:44x86SP1SP1GDR
Jscript.dll5.7.0.20550491,52008-Mar-200716:12x86SP1SP1QFE
Jscptie7.dll5.7.0.16450491,52008-Mar-200716:07x86SP2SP2GDR
Jscptie7.dll5.7.0.20550491,52008-Mar-200715:41x86SP2SP2QFE
Download file information for Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions

Collapse this tableExpand this table
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ie7-windowsserver2003.windowsxp-kb933812-x64-enu.exe1.0.0.01,320,32808-Mar-200716:34x86
File attributes information for Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Collapse this tableExpand this table
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Jscript.dll5.7.0.16450758,78408-Mar-200716:13x64SP1SP1GDR
Wjscript.dll5.7.0.16450491,52008-Mar-200716:13x86SP1WOW
Jscript.dll5.7.0.20550758,78408-Mar-200716:13x64SP1SP1QFE
Wjscript.dll5.7.0.20550491,52008-Mar-200716:13x86SP1WOW
Jscptie7.dll5.7.0.16450758,78408-Mar-200716:16x64SP2SP2GDR
Wjscptie7.dll5.7.0.16450491,52008-Mar-200716:16x86SP2WOW
Jscptie7.dll5.7.0.20550758,78408-Mar-200716:13x64SP2SP2QFE
Wjscptie7.dll5.7.0.20550491,52008-Mar-200716:13x86SP2WOW

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the JScript Date object, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cd9w2te4.aspx
933811 The JScript version 5.6 Date object reports time in standard time instead of in daylight saving time after you apply the updates in Microsoft Knowledge Base articles 928388 and 932590 on a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003
For more information about the _tzset function, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/90s5c885(VS.80).aspx

REFERENCES

For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For more information about terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
932590 FIX: Windows-based applications that use the TZ environment variable may not work as expected because of changes to DST
928388 2007 time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems

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Article ID: 933812 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
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