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Updating computer daylight savings time not hard would pay

On Mar 11, 11:47 am, "Frankster" <[email protected]> wrote:
> "jeff" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> > On Mar 11, 10:29 am, "Frankster" <[email protected]> wrote:
> >> Vista is reported, by MS, to have the new DST values incorporated. My
> >> Vista
> >> machine updated correctly, no problem.
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> >> -Frank
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> >> "jeff" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> >> > Hi there, I am using vista ultimate.....this morning daylight savings
> >> > time did not update on my computer, the clock is off! vista reports
> >> > "daylight savings time for this zone is april 1st.......etc etc",
> >> > excuse me?!??! april 1st??? NO, it is now, lol..........funny enough,
> >> > when I try Canada---eastern time zone, that gives the correct
> >> > information, I am in newfoundland, canada.........did microsoft think
> >> > to incorporate our change?!?! LOL........I have also found out that
> >> > other people here have the same problem!!!!
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> >> > thanks, any input?
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> > yes that is true, it is SUPPOSED to have ALL the dst values, but
> > according to many people here in our province, the same thing is
> > happening to them as well, like I said, vista is reporting for our
> > time zone that dst is on april 1st but of course, we know thats wrong,
> > it looks like the programming was not done right for our zone, its
> > just not picking it up for some reason?!?!? oh my, wonder if I can use
> > the xp patch?!?
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> Yes, after looking at the number of places in the world that do not use DST,
> and the number of places that do use it but decided to stay with the
> original dates, it is complicated. I can believe that MS got one (or more
> wrong). Additionally, I can believe that some locals were very late in
> reporting their intentions to adopt or bypass the new times.
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> Anyway... there is a way that virtually anyone can set this manually. And it
> is pretty easy.
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> Download TZEDIT.EXE from MS. You can run it and it will allow you to
> manually set the new values using a very good GUI.
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> Get it from MS, here...
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> http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/8/a/58a208b7-7dc7-4bc7-8357-...
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> It's pretty slick. You can also use this tool on any system already upgraded
> to confirm the new values are in place.
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omg, thanks!!!! that worked, i had to go in and change the values,
looks like they were old like i thought!!! weird, imagine the number
of people who might have to do that, ouch, but thanks!!!!!!

 

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