Update for DST changes for Chile, Haiti, and Morocco in Windows Embedded CE 6.0


Introduction


This article describes the update for daylight saving time (DST) changes in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 for Chile, Haiti, and Morocco. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed

Summary


This is an update for users to apply DST changes and adjustments, as described in this section.

Chile

Chile has announced that the Magallanes region and the Chilean Antarctic region will remain on DST indefinitely.

On May 14, 2017, mainland Chile reverted to the UTC -04:00 time zone while the Magallanes region and the Chilean Antarctic region moved to UTC -03:00. We recommend that users in the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic regions switch to this new time zone.

Region

Old time zone

New time zone

Magallanes
Chilean Antarctica

(UTC-04:00) Santiago (UTC-03:00) Punta Arenas

Haiti

Haiti recently resumed its observance of daylight-saving time, setting clocks forward by one hour. DST in Haiti is scheduled to end November 5, 2017, at 02:00.

Time zone key name Display name DST end date
Haiti Standard Time (UTC- 05:00) Haiti November 5, 2017 at 02:00

Morocco

Morocco's observance of DST resumes this year on July 2, 2017, at 02:00 and ends 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

Resolution


Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update June 2017. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the 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 KB article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

To resolve this problem immediately, download this Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update from the following Microsoft website.

Microsoft Download Center

 Windows Embedded CE 6.0

Prerequisites

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 information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

References


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