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Summary

This article describes an update that makes time zone and daylight saving time (DST) changes in Windows for North Korea. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites section.

This update applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows 8.1

  • Windows RT 8.1

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • Windows 7 SP1

  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

NoteĀ To get the update for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016, install the latest cumulative updates that are listed in the Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 update history Knowledge Base article.

Changes by location

North Korea

On May 4 at 23:30, North Korea moved from the UTC+8:30 time zone to the UTC+9:00 time zone. When the local standard time had almost reached Friday, May 4, 2018, 23:30, clocks were turned forward a half-hour to Saturday, May 5, 2018, 24:00 (midnight) local standard time.

Time zone key name

Display name

Old time zone

New time zone

North Korea Standard Time

(UTC+09:00) Pyongyang

(UTC+08:30)

(UTC+09:00)

Update information

The update that is described in this article makes changes in the time zone and DST settings for North Korea.

For more information about how DST changes may affect other Microsoft products, go to the following Microsoft website:

General information about DST

For more information about how to configure DST settings in Windows, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

914387 How to configure daylight saving time for Microsoft Windows operating systems

Note When you apply this update, you may receive a message that resembles the following:

Update cannot be installed as a newer or same time zone update has already been installed on the system.

This message indicates that either you have already applied the correct update or Windows Updates or Microsoft Update has automatically installed this update. No additional action is required to update the Windows operating system.

References

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