DST changes in Windows for Fiji (October 2018)

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This article describes an update that makes daylight saving time (DST) changes in Windows for Fiji. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites section.

This update applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1

Changes by location


The current observation of daylight saving time in Fiji will end on the second Sunday of January 2019. The date was moved from Sunday, January 20, 2019, at 3 A.M. to Sunday, January 13, 2019, at 3 A.M.

Time zone key name Display name Old DST end date New DST end date
Fiji Standard Time (UTC+12:00) Fiji January 20, 2019, 03:00 January 13, 2019, 03:00

Update information

The update that is described in this article makes changes in the DST settings for Fiji.

For more information about how DST changes may affect other Microsoft products, go to the following Microsoft website:

For more information about how to configure DST settings in Windows, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Note When you apply this update, you may receive a message that resembles the following: 

This message indicates that either you have already applied the correct update or Windows Updates or Microsoft Update has automatically installed this update. No additional action is required to update the Windows operating system.

How to get this update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is provided as part of an Optional update rollup on Windows Update. To learn more about the update rollups that have been released for these operating systems, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Method 2: Windows Server Update Service

This update is now available for installation through WSUS.

Method 3: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Note You must be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or a later version.



There are no prerequisites to install this update.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.


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