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[aprssig] Windows US Daylight Time Change Screwup Looming

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sun Feb 4 00:56:00 UTC 2007


ve4jw at mts.net wrote:
>
> Does this patch also change the time of the change in the fall??
>
>
>
> At 06:40 PM 03/02/2007, you wrote:
>> Ever since Windows 95,  Microsoft Windows has been able to 
>> automatically adjust the computer system clock for daylight time each 
>> spring and fall.
>>
>> Effective this year, U.S. Daylight Time will start 3 weeks earlier 
>> (1st week of March instead of beginning of April), . As a result, the 
>> automatic time change feature in Windows won't happen until 3 weeks 
>> after the fact.  As a result, files will be time-stamped with an 
>> error of one hour for three weeks or more.
>>


YES.   Actually it also fixes serveral problems elsewhere in the world. 
(The Windows registry provides for specifying time zone offsets and 
daylight begin/end dates individually for each time zone of the world 
that you can select in the Control Panel.)






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