FIX: Update including Russian time zones updates is available for Windows Embedded CE 6.0

This article describes an update that includes the Russian time zones 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 Russia in Windows Embedded CE 6.0. Russian time zones have DST in the year of 2014. However, they do not have DST in 2015. This update does not move one hour ahead when the clock is set to 11:58 P.M., December 31, 2014. Also, this update does not move one hour behind when the clock is set to 1:58 A.M., October 25, 2015.

The changes effect the following time zones:
  • (GMT+02:00) Kaliningrad (RTZ 1)
  • (GMT+03:00) Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd (RTZ 2)
  • (GMT+05:00) Ekaterinburg (RTZ 4)
  • (GMT+06:00) Novosibirsk (RTZ 5)
  • (GMT+07:00) Krasnoyarsk (RTZ 6)
  • (GMT+08:00) Irkutsk (RTZ 7)
  • (GMT+09:00) Yakutsk (RTZ 8)
  • (GMT+10:00) Vladivostok, Magadan (RTZ 9)


Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update February 2015. 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.