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Microsoft Office Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 2.0 and earlier versions of this tool do not correctly rebase any calendar item that was created in the Brasilia time zone.
Because of limitations in Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 2.0 and earlier versions, rebasing for the Brasilia time zone is not supported. This issue occurs because Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 2.0 and earlier versions do not support time zone definitions that change partway through a particular year.
Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 3.0 partly addresses this issue. In Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 3.0, all calendar items that have time zone properties stamped on them are rebased correctly. However, items that do not have time zone properties stamped on them may be rebased incorrectly. By using the appropriate command line argument, you can disable unstamped items.
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931667Before you decide to use Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 3.0, you should consider, case by case, how effective the tool may be for your environment. If you decide to run this tool on your calendar, visit your calendar after you run the tool, and then review the calendar items to make sure that the items appear at the correct times.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931667/ )How to address time zone changes by using the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook
Some versions of Microsoft Outlook, of Outlook Mobile, of Outlook Web Access, of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, and of Windows SharePoint Services do not stamp time zone properties on some calendar item types. Without this data, Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 3.0 is likely to rebase calendar items incorrectly for time zones where the time zone definitions have changed partway through a particular year, such as in the Brasilia time zone. Therefore, you should pay particular attention before you run the tool.
For the Brasilia time zone, Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool 3.0 correctly detects and rebases all items that have a time zone definition stamped on them. These include the following: