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FIX: A daylight saving time (DST) update is available for Windows CE 5.0-based devices


A daylight saving time (DST) update is available for Windows CE 5.0-based devices. The start dates or end dates for daylight saving time (DST) are changed in the following zones:
  • Arabic Standard Time
  • AUS Eastern Standard Time
  • Cen. Australia Standard Time
  • Tazmania Standard Time

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (May 2008). 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 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 CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products


This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To clean the platform, click Clean on the Build menu. To build the platform, click Build Platform on the Build menu. 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

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes or the later file attributes that are listed in the following table.
File nameFile sizeDateTime
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.
File nameFile sizeDateTime
This update provides a new Common.reg file with the following updated data:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Time zones\Arabic Standard Time]"TZI"=hex:4c,ff,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,c4,ff,ff,ff,\  00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\  00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Time zones\AUS Eastern Standard Time]"TZI"=hex:a8,fd,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,c4,ff,ff,ff,\  00,00,04,00,00,00,01,00,03,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\  00,00,0a,00,00,00,01,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Time zones\Cen. Australia Standard Time]"TZI"=hex:c6,fd,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,c4,ff,ff,ff,\  00,00,04,00,00,00,01,00,03,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\  00,00,0a,00,00,00,01,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Time zones\Tasmania Standard Time]"TZI"=hex:a8,fd,ff,ff,00,00,00,00,c4,ff,ff,ff,\  00,00,04,00,00,00,01,00,03,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\  00,00,0a,00,00,00,01,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00
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: 951984 - Last Review: 10/08/2011 07:47:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft Windows CE 5.0

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