December 2010 cumulative time zone update for Windows Embedded CE 6.0


A Windows Embedded CE 6.0 update is available to synchronize the following daylight saving time (DST) changes to the Namibia Standard Time time zone:
  • Changes the time zone: from “(UTC+2:00) Windhoek” to “(UTC+1:00) Windhoek.”
  • Changes the DST start and end dates. DST now starts in September and ends in April.
These changes take effect in 2011.

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Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (December 2010). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is as follows:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example: Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about how to obtain Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products
After you apply the update, the DNS query packets are sent only from the VPN interface. Additionally, the packets will be sent only from the last VPN interface even if there are multiple VPN interfaces.


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

Restart requirement

After you install this software 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 a previously released update.

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.
File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Windows embedded ce 6.0_update_kb2477858.htm6,45927-Dec-201022:21101227_kb2477858

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For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates