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DST issues, please help.

Posted on 2007-03-20
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Windows 2000 professional does not take the time change. I used TZEdit to change the time zone dates and it still rolling back one hour. It's on a domain and I made sure that the server time is correct. I even used the net time command to sync with the domain.

Any ideas.
Thx
jdff
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you also need to change the time zone to a different one, then change it back so the system re-reads the timezone database in the registry.

also be sure server not only has correct time but has correct dst , etc.

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I used the tool at http://coolthingoftheday.blogspot.com/2007/02/windows-2000-dst-patch-utility.html (it is free) instaed of manually editing using TZEdit and then opened a cmd prompt and changed the time.  All worked fine.
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rickhobbs, how can I download it?

Thanks
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jdff,

I was trying to give you a faster solution if you already did the tzedit, however just like rickhobbs suggested - here is another 3rd party free patch for Windows DST issues.

http://www.intelliadmin.com/blog/2007/01/unofficial-windows-2000-daylight.html

I used this on several machines, I think one thing is it only has North America DST2007 changes.

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The article mentioned should link to the intelladmin site that markpalinus gave you.  So grab it at the direct link.
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