This article describes the update for daylight saving time (DST) changes for Haiti and Morocco in Windows Embedded Compact 7.

Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.


This is an update for users in Haiti and Morocco to apply DST changes and adjustments.


Haiti recently resumed its observance of DST, and set clocks forward by one hour. DST in Haiti was scheduled to end on November 5, 2017, at 02:00.

Time zone key name

Display name

DST start date

DST end date

Haiti Standard Time

(UTC- 05:00) Haiti

March 12, 2017, at 02:00

November 5, 2017, at 02:00


Morocco's observance of DST resumed this year on July 2, 2017, at 02:00, and ended on October 29, 2017, at 03:00.

Time zone key name

Display name

DST start date

DST end date

Morocco Standard Time

(UTC- 00:00) Casablanca

July 2, 2017, at 02:00

October 29, 2017, at 03:00

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (September 2017).

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 Updates


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 don't 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.

Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size










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