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Outlook / Exchange 2003 - Wrong Bank Holidays

Posted on 2011-09-02
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We have noticed that outlook often has wrong holiday dates for example Bank holidays and the Royal wedding but also the Queens Jubille next year is also not present,

Is there a way globally of adding a bank holiday date without having to send a .hol file to all users who either forget or call me as they are unsure what to do with it?

Any thoughts would be much appreciated
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by:Steve Gould
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The following update will install the holiday file covering up to 2012 on user's PCs:-

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=18930

Check out the section marked Administrator resources at the bottom of this article which concerns the rollout in managed enviroments.
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Thanks for that, however this file had not added the bank holidays for the June BH weekend, It says this has been applied before which makes sense as I did try this abotu 3 months ago so this must be the same exe.
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by:apache09
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Check you regional Settings on your PC
Its likely Windows has been setup as being in a different region
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by:cmlbaete
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Checked the time zone & region bur still not working.
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If this is a relativley New Bank Holiday
It will needed to be added manually
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by:cmlbaete
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Ns solution as such but confirmed that this needs to be added manually
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