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Summary

An update that includes the 2012 daylight saving time (DST) change for Chile is available for Windows Embedded Compact 7. This update changes the time zone data to accommodate the DST changes in Chile.

The Chilean government announced that for the year 2012, the government will continue implementing a schedule of reduced winter by extending DST. The new DST definition is as follows:

  • For the mainland, the daylight saving time ends at 23:59:59 on April 28, 2012. At this time, the clocks should be reset to go back to 23:00 of the same day.

  • For the mainland, the daylight saving time starts at 23:59:59 on September 1, 2012.¬†At this time, the clocks should be reset to go forward to 01:00 of the next day.


More Information

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update February 2012. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the processor type.

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 Updates

Prerequisites

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:

  • On the Build menu, click Clean Solution, and then click Build Solution.

  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.

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 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.

Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Timezones.reg

82,945

01-Mar-2012

00:22

public\common\oak\files

References

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

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