Update for DST changes for Namibia and Turks and Caicos in Windows Embedded CE 6.0


This article describes an update for daylight saving time (DST) changes for Namibia and the Turks and Caicos Islands in Windows Embedded CE 6.0.

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


This is an update for users in Namibia and the Turks and Caicos Islands to apply DST changes and adjustments.


The Republic of Namibia permanently changed its time zone from UTC+01:00 to UTC+02:00 on September 3, 2017, at 02:00. DST was previously scheduled to end on April 1, 2018 at 02:00.

Time zone key name

Old time zone display name

New time zone display name

Namibia Standard Time

(UTC+01:00) Windhoek

(UTC+02:00) Windhoek

Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands will switch from UTC-04:00 (all year) to UTC-05:00 on March 11, 2018, at 03:00. This change includes starting a DST observance that is on the same schedule as the United States.

Time zone key name

Old time zone display name

New time zone display name

Turks and Caicos Standard Time

(UTC-04:00) Turks and Caicos

(UTC-05:00) Turks and Caicos


Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update March 2018. In 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, 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.

Note This Windows Embedded CE 6.0 monthly update is available for download from the Device Partner Center (DPC).


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, select Clean Solution, and then select Build Solution.
  • On the Build menu, select 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


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