An update is available that includes the 2013 DST changes for Israel for Windows CE 5.0

An update that includes the 2013 daylight saving time (DST) changes for Israel is available for Windows CE 5.0. This update changes the time zone data to accommodate the DST changes in Israel.

The government of Israel announced changes to the DST calendar that will take effect in 2013. When these changes take effect the new calendar will include 193 days of DST. The new DST definition is as follows:
  • DST will begin on the Friday before the last Sunday in March.
  • DST will end on the first Sunday after October 1.
Note DST will end on the first Monday after October 1 if the end of DST falls on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
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Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 5.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (December 2012). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section of this article. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example: Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows Embedded CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows Embedded CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows Embedded CE Platform Builder products
Note This Windows CE 5.0 monthly update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:


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:
  • Method 1:
    On the Build OS menu, make sure that the following options are selected, and then click Sysgen:
    • Clean Before Building
    • Copy Files to Release Directory After Build
    • Make Run-Time Image After Build
  • Method 2:
    On the Build OS menu, click Open Release Directory. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press Enter:

    blddemo clean -q

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Installer files

File nameFile sizeDateTime
Files that are included in this hotfix package

File nameFile sizeDateTimePath

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 2785675 - Last Review: 01/07/2013 18:17:00 - Revision: 1.0

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