Daylight Saving Time Change Not Applied Immediately on Some Multiple-Processor Computers
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When you are running Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4 (SP4) or Service Pack 5 (SP5) on some multiple-processor computers, Daylight Saving Time changes may not be applied for three or more hours, or until the next time you restart the computer.
Note that this behavior is not specific to any one multiple-processor computer manufacturer. It may occur on any multiple-processor computer; Microsoft has not tested every multiple-processor computer for this behavior.
Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
- 152734 how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
If you are running Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6:
The Microsoft BIOS3 Y2K Update is installed as part of Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6.
If you are running Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4 or 5:
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center or Microsoft's FTP site. Click the file names below to download the appropriate file:
x86:Alpha:For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online ServicesMicrosoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server EditionTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server version 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Windows NT 4.0Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6.
Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server EditionMicrosoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server version 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.
For additional information on other fixes included in the Microsoft BIOS3 Y2K Update, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
216913 BIOS Date Value Does Not Immediately Update on January 1, 2000
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Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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