West Bank and Gaza DST end date and year 2017–specific DST dates updates are available for Windows Embedded CE 6.0


Microsoft was notified that the end date for the observation of daylight saving time (DST) in the West Bank and Gaza regions for 2016 was moved from October 20 to October 29. We expect the end date to remain the fourth Saturday of October until further notice. This change affects the following time zone.

Time zone key name

Display name

West Bank Standard Time

(UTC+02:00) Gaza, Hebron

Additionally, this update contains specific DST date updates for 2017.

Updated time zones

Time zone key name

Display name

DST Start


Paraguay Standard Time

(UTC-04:00) Asuncion

September 30, 2017, 23:59

March 25, 2017 23:59

Central Brazilian Standard Time

(UTC-04:00) Cuiaba

October 14, 2017, 23:59

February 18, 2017, 23:59

E. South America Standard Time

(UTC-03:00) Brasilia

October 14, 2017, 23:59

February 18, 2017, 23:59

Morocco Standard Time

(UTC+00:00) Casablanca

March 26, 2017, 02:00

October 29, 2017, 03:00

Israel Standard Time

(UTC+02:00) Jerusalem

March 24, 2017, 02:00

October 29, 2017, 02:00

Iran Standard Time

(UTC+03:30) Tehran

March 22, 2017, 00:00

September 21, 2017, 23:59

W. Mongolia Standard Time

(UTC+07:00) Hovd

March 25, 2017, 02:00

September 29, 2017, 23:59

Time zones for which DST has been removed

Time zone key name

Display name

DST Data

Venezuela Standard Time

(UTC-04:00) Caracas

No DST for 2017

Turkey Standard Time

(UTC+03:00) Istanbul

No DST for 2017

Astrakhan Standard Time

(UTC+04:00) Astrakhan, Ulyanovsk

No DST for 2017

Altai Standard Time

(UTC+07:00) Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk

No DST for 2017

N. Central Asia Standard Time

(UTC+07:00) Novosibirsk

No DST for 2017

Tomsk Standard Time

(UTC+07:00) Tomsk

No DST for 2017

Transbaikal Standard Time

(UTC+09:00) Chita

No DST for 2017

Magadan Standard Time

(UTC+11:00) Magadan

No DST for 2017

Sakhalin Standard Time

(UTC+11:00) Sakhalin

No DST for 2017

More information

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update December 2016. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the Knowledge Base article number, and the processor type. The package file name format is as follows:

Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type

For example, Wincepb60-110128-kb2492159-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

To resolve this problem immediately, download this Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update from the following Microsoft website.

Microsoft Download Center

Windows Embedded CE 6.0


This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.

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.

File information

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.

Installer files

File name

File size







Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size




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Article ID: 3215981 - Last Review: 24 Jan 2017 - Revision: 22