Description of a time zone update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

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Introduction

This article describes a time zone update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

MORE INFORMATION

The following countries have changed their time zone settings for 2008 or 2009, and this information is reflected in Windows. However, this information is not reflected in Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Egypt
  • Brazil
  • Pakistan
  • Chile
  • Morocco
  • Israel
  • Iran
  • Argentina
To update Windows SharePoint Services, you must install the hotfix package that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 961750. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
961750 Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): February 24, 2009

After you apply this update, Windows SharePoint Services reflects the following time zone information:
  • Egypt (Egypt Standard Time)
    2008
    • DST Start: Last Thursday in April at 23:59:59.999
    • DST End: Last Thursday in August at 23:59:59.999
  • Brazil (E. South America Standard Time)
    2008 and 2009
    • DST Start: Third Saturday in October at 23:59:59.999
    • DST End: Second Saturday in February at 23:59:59.999
  • Brazil (Central Brazilian Standard Time)
    2008 and 2009
    • DST Start: Third Saturday in October at 23:59:59.999
    • DST End: Second Saturday in February at 23:59:59.999
  • Pakistan (Pakistan Standard Time)
    2008
    • DST Start: Fourth Saturday in May at 23:59:59.999
    • DST End: Last Friday in October at 23:59:59.999 2009 No DST
  • Chile (Pacific SA Standard Time)
    2008 and 2009
    • DST Start: Second Saturday in October at 23:59:59.999
    • DST End: Second Saturday in March at 23:59:59.999
  • Morocco (Morocco Standard Time)
    2008
    • DST Start: Last Saturday in May at 23:59:59.999
    • DST End: Last Sunday in August at 23:59:59.999
    2009
    No DST
  • Israel (Israel Standard Time)
    2009
    • DST Start: Last Friday of March at 02:00:00.000 AM
    • DST End: Last Sunday of September at 02:00:00.000 AM
  • Iran (Tehran Standard Time)
    2008
    • DST Start: Third Thursday of March 23:59:59.999 PM (March 20, 2008)
    • DST End: Third Saturday of September 23:59:59.999 PM (September 20, 2008)
    2009
    • DST Start: Third Saturday of March 23:59:59.999 PM (March 21, 2009)
    • DST End: Third Monday of September 23:59:59.999 PM (September 21, 2009)
  • Argentina (Argentina Standard Time)
    • DST Start: Third Saturday in October at 23:59:59.999
    • DST End: Second Saturday in March at 23:59:59.999
Additionally, the following time zone information in the Timezones.xml file that is used by Windows SharePoint Services does not match the information that is used by Windows Server 2008. This hotfix resolves this issue.
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Time Zone NameID
AUS Eastern / Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney76
Cen. Australia / Adelaide19
Georgian / Tbilisi 82
Jordan / Amman79
New Zealand / Auckland, Wellington17
Newfoundland / Newfoundland28
Tasmania / Hobart42

STATUS

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

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Article ID: 963028 - Last Review: March 13, 2009 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
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