Update for DST changes for São Tomé and Príncipe, Qyzylorda, Kazakhstan, and the Palestinian Authority in Windows Embedded Compact 2013

Applies to: Windows Embedded Compact 2013


This article describes an update that makes time zone and dailylight savings time (DST) changes for São Tomé and Príncipe, Qyzylorda, Kazakhstan, and the Palestinian Authority in Windows Embedded Compact 2013.

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

Changes by location

São Tomé and Príncipe

Starting on January 1, 2019, at 02:00, São Tomé moved from the UTC+01:00 time zone to UTC+00:00.

Time zone key name Display name Old time zone New time zone
São Tomé Standard Time (UTC+00:00) São Tomé (UTC+01:00) São Tomé  (UTC+00:00) São Tomé



On December 21, 2018 at 00:00 local time, the Qyzylorda region of Kazakhstan moved from the UTC+06:00 time zone to UTC+05:00. Customers can now switch to the new time zone for Qyzylorda, which is displayed as (UTC+05:00) Qyzylorda.

Time zone key name Display name Old time zone New time zone
Qyzylorda Standard Time (UTC+05:00) Qyzylorda (UTC+06:00) Astana (UTC+05:00) Qyzylorda


Palestinian Authority

Daylight saving time in the Palestinian Authority began this year on Friday, March 29, 2019.

Time zone key name

Display name

DST start date

DST end date

West Bank Standard Time

(UTC+02:00) Gaza, Hebron

March 29, 2019 at 00:00

October 26, 2019 at 01:00

Software update information

Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (June 2019) is now available from Microsoft. To download the update, go to the Device Partner Center (DPC).

The kind of processor that each file applies to is visible in the name of each file in the "File information" section.


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

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.



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