Update including December 2013 and August 2014 cumulative time zone updates is available for Windows Embedded CE 6.0

This article describes an update that includes the December 2013 and August 2014 cumulative time zone updates for Windows Embedded CE 6.0. Before you install the update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.


This update changes the time zone data to accommodate the daylight saving time (DST) changes in several countries in Windows Embedded CE 6.0.
The changes that are included in December 2013 cumulative are as follows:
  • Mid-Atlantic Time:
    The Mid-Atlantic time zone is deprecated in this update.
  • Morocco Standard Time:
    Morocco extends the 2013 DST end date from September 29, 2013 to October 27, 2013. Beginning in 2014, the DST period in Morocco begins at 2:00 A.M. on the last Sunday in March, and ends at 3:00 A.M. on the last Sunday in October.
  • Libya Standard Time:
    Libya does not end DST in 2013. From 2014, it stays at UTC+2 without DST.
  • Fiji Standard Time:
    Fiji changes its DST end date in 2014 from January 26 to January 19. For more information, see A hotfix is available to update the Daylight Saving Time for the "(UTC+12:00) Fiji" time zone for Windows Operating Systems .
The changes that are included in August 2014 cumulative are as follows:


Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update September 2014. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the Microsoft 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 Knowledge Base article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

Note This Windows Embedded CE 6.0 monthly update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:

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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.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.