This article describes an update that includes the December 2013 and August 2014 cumulative time zone updates for Windows Embedded Compact 2013. Before you install the update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

This update changes the time zone data to accommodate the daylight saving time (DST) changes in several countries in Windows Embedded Compact 2013.
The changes that are included in December 2013 cumulative are as follows:

  • Mid-Atlantic Time:
    The Mid-Atlantic time zone is deprecated in this update.

  • Morocco Standard Time:
    Morocco extends the 2013 DST end date from September 29, 2013 to October 27, 2013. Beginning in 2014, the DST period in Morocco begins at 2:00 A.M. on the last Sunday in March, and ends at 3:00 A.M. on the last Sunday in October.

  • Libya Standard Time:
    Libya does not end DST in 2013. From 2014, it stays at UTC+2 without DST.

  • Fiji Standard Time:
    Fiji changes its DST end date in 2014 from January 26 to January 19. For more information, see A hotfix is available to update the Daylight Saving Time for the "(UTC+12:00) Fiji" time zone for Windows Operating Systems.

The changes that are included in August 2014 cumulative are as follows:

Resolution

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (October 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

More Information

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:

  • On the Build menu, click Clean Solution, and then click Build Solution.

  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

The English version of this software update package 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.

Files that are included in this hotfix package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Timezones.dll

36,864

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Timezones.map

9,235

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Timezones.rel

48

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Timezones.dll

36,864

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Timezones.map

9,235

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Timezones.rel

48

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Timezones.dll

36,864

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Timezones.map

9,235

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Timezones.rel

48

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Timezones.dll

36,864

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Timezones.map

9,235

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Timezones.rel

48

31-Oct-2014

19:31

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Timezones.dll

36,864

31-Oct-2014

19:30

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Timezones.map

9,235

31-Oct-2014

19:30

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Timezones.rel

48

31-Oct-2014

19:30

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Timezones.dll

36,864

31-Oct-2014

19:32

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Timezones.map

9,235

31-Oct-2014

19:32

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Timezones.rel

48

31-Oct-2014

19:32

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Timezones.reg

94,101

31-Oct-2014

19:22

Public\Common\Oak\Files

Timezones.res

23,512

31-Oct-2014

19:27

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Timezones.res

23,512

31-Oct-2014

19:26

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Timezones.res

23,512

31-Oct-2014

19:27

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Timezones.res

23,512

31-Oct-2014

19:27

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Timezones.res

23,512

31-Oct-2014

19:26

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Timezones.res

23,512

31-Oct-2014

19:27

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked



Status

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

References

For more information about software update terminology, see Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates.

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