FIX: Daylight saving time changes in Windows Embedded Compact 2013


This article describes an update to daylight saving time (DST) settings in Windows Embedded Compact 2013. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.


This article describes a hotfix that updates daylight saving time (DST) settings in Windows Embedded Compact 2013.

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Cape Verde Is.

The display name of this time zone is changed to "(UTC-1:00) Cabo Verde Is."


Chile announced a DST change on January 28, 2015. For 2015 and going forward, Chile will remain in DST. (No DST change will be observed.) Therefore, the UTC offset for Chile will be updated to UTC-3:00, and the display name of the "Pacific SA Standard Time" time zone will be updated to "(UTC-3:00) Santiago."


For the Fiji time zone (UTC+12:00), the DST end time is changed from the third Sunday of January at 02:00 to the third Sunday of January at 03:00.


Iran follows the Persian calendar. This update corrects the DST data for "Iran Standard Time" in Windows for the years 2015 through 2024.


This time zone (formerly UTC+12:00) is changed to "(UTC+10:00) Magadan."


The Mexican state of Quintana Roo has moved from UTC-6:00 to UTC-5:00 "(UTC-05:00) Chetumal". This time zone is newly introduced and will not observe DST.


Mongolia will observe DST starting this year. DST for Mongolia starts on the last Saturday of March at 02:00 and ends on the last Saturday of September at 00:00. The following DST rules will be observed.

Time zone key nameDisplay nameDST startDST end
Mongolia Standard Time (UTC+8:00) UlaanbaatarLast Saturday of March at 02:00:00.000Last Saturday of September at 00:00:00.000

Software update information

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (April 2015) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.


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.

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Article ID: 3061221 - Last Review: 21 May 2015 - Revision: 1