Dst not updating

On Microsoft Windows desktop or server operating systems, you may find that the time will automatically change on the morning of Friday, July 8th.

This is because Microsoft issued KB3162835 in June which reflected the Egyptian government's decision to enact DST from July 8th through the end of October.

However, if you are unable to use Oracle's latest JDK or JRE update release or if the timezone data on the latest release is not the most current one available, the TZUpdater tool provides a means of updating timezone data while leaving other system configuration and dependencies unchanged.

If you have already run a previous version of the TZUpdater tool on your JDK/JRE software, you do not need to apply this version of the tool, unless your system requires the specific bug fixes described in Timezone Data Versions in the JRE Software.

Microsoft is working on an update to release in the near future, but the availability date is uncertain at this time.

Meanwhile, many computers will reflect the time in Egypt inaccurately.

At present, daylight saving time in the United States What is daylight saving time?

Daylight saving time, or DST, is the period of the year when clocks are moved one hour ahead.

The rules for DST changed in 2007 for the first time in more than 20 years.

The new changes were enacted by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which extended the length of DST in the interest of reducing energy consumption.

Microsoft's official guidance on this matter recommends two possible options: For these scenarios, and many others, it makes more sense to correct the underlying Windows Registry data for the Egyptian time zone. REG file for this purpose, which you can download here.

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