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Fiji has announced changes to its daylight saving time (DST) schedule. This hotfix updates the DST start and end dates for the “(UTC+12:00) Fiji” time zone.

More specifically, this hotfix sets DST as follows:

  • Sets the DST start date for Fiji at the fourth Sunday of October 2013 at 02:00:00.000 and the DST end date at the third Sunday of January 2014 at 03:00:00.000.

Time zone key name

Display name

DST start

DST end

Fiji Standard Time

(UTC+12:00) Fiji

Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 02:00:00.000

Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 03:00:00.000


Update information

Microsoft Catalog

This updates are available from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Microsoft Download Center

The updates are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.

For more 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 services Microsoft 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 prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Important notes

  • For more information about the most recent DST cumulative update for August 2013, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    2863058 August 2013 cumulative time zone update for Windows operating systems

  • If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


To apply this hotfix, you must be running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 8

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

  • Windows XP Service Pack 2

Restart requirement

You may have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previous hotfixes.

Registry information

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

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