February, March 2017 combined cumulative time zone update is available for Windows Embedded CE 6.0


This article describes an update that includes the February and March 2017 cumulative time zone updates for Windows Embedded CE 6.0. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.


This update changes the time zone data to accommodate the daylight saving time (DST) changes in several countries in Windows Embedded CE 6.0.

The changes in this cumulative update include the following.

DST end/start date changed

Time zone key name

Display name

DST start

DST end

Tonga Standard Time

(UTC+13:00) Nuku'alofa

November 6, 2016, 02:00

January 15, 2017 03:00

New time zone introduced



Display name

Saratov, Russia

Saratov Standard Time

(UTC+04:00) Saratov

Small Pacific regions


(UTC+13:00) Coordinated Universal Time+13

DST transition removed

Time zone key name

Display name

DST Data

W. Mongolia Standard Time

(UTC+07:00) Hovd

No DST for 2017

Ulaanbaatar Standard Time

(UTC+08:00) Ulaanbaatar

No DST for 2017

Note For Cyprus Standard Time, DST transition is removed for Northern Cyprus. The region will remain set at UTC+03:00 Istanbul.


Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update March 2017. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the Knowledge Base article number, and the processor type. The package file name format is as follows:

Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type

For example, Wincepb60-110128-kb2492159-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

To resolve this problem immediately, download this Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update from the following Microsoft website.

Microsoft Download Center

 Windows Embedded CE 6.0


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


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