This article describes an update that makes daylight saving time (DST) and time zone changes in Windows for the Kingdom of Morocco. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites section.
This update applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows Server 2012 R2
- Windows 8.1
- Windows RT 8.1
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
- Windows 7 SP1
- Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
Changes by location
On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, the Kingdom of Morocco will observe the following daylight saving time (DST) changes:
- Morocco will return to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) on Sunday, April 19, 2020, at 03:00.
- After the month of Ramadan, clocks will be set forward one hour (to GMT+1) on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at 02:00.
|Time zone key name||Display name||New DST end date||New DST start date|
|Morocco Standard Time||(UTC+01:00) Casablanca||April 19, 2020, at 03:00||May 31, 2020, at 02:00|
The update that is described in this article makes changes in the DST settings for the Kingdom of Morocco.
Note When you apply this update, you may receive a message that resembles the following:
Update cannot be installed as a newer or same time zone update has already been installed on the system.
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
Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 update history
Windows Server 2012 update history
Windows Server 2008 SP2 update history
For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.
Method 2: Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
This update is available for installation through WSUS.
Method 3: Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the standalone package of this update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, and earlier versions, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Note You must be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or a later version.
To apply this update, you must have Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 installed, or Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 installed.
Note There are no prerequisites to apply this update on Windows Server 2012.
To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.