Apr 25, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Daylight Saving Time (DST) Time Zone Update (KB942763) Download Links

Cumulative Time Zone update (KB942763) is a cumulative update rollup that includes all the changes that were previously released in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles 928388, 929120, and 933360. KB942763 update changes the time zone data to accommodate daylight saving time (DST) changes in several countries. Installing this update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2007 and 2008 due to revised Daylight Saving Time laws in many countries.

KB942763 update for Windows Vista, Windows XP and Server 2003 also includes other DST-related changes, time zone-related changes, and settings-related changes. At least the following time zones have been updated and changed since last timezone update, and may cause date and time to appear invalid or show wrong time if KB942763 is not installed: Arabic Standard Time, Central Australia Standard Time, Australia Eastern Standard Time, Tasmania Standard Time, Egypt Standard Time, Israel Standard Time, E. South America Standard Time, Central Brazilian Standard Time and Venezuela Standard Time.

Some of the KB942763 updates requires WGA validation. To bypass the WGA check, use the direct download links to the English version setup installers listed below. If you want other language versions, do to the “Download Page” and select your language.

Download KB942763 for Windows Server 2003: WindowsServer2003-KB942763-x86-ENU.exe (Download Page)
Download KB942763 for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems: WindowsServer2003-KB942763-ia64-ENU.exe (Download Page)
Download KB942763 for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition: WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB942763-x64-ENU.exe (Download Page)
Download KB942763 for Windows Vista: Windows6.0-KB942763-x86.msu (Download Page)
Download KB942763 for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems: Windows6.0-KB942763-x64.msu (Download Page)
Download KB942763 for Windows XP: WindowsXP-KB942763-x86-ENU.exe (Download Page)
Download KB942763 for Windows XP x64 Edition: WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB942763-x64-ENU.exe (Download Page)

KB942763 may be a re-release. Those who have installed any previous KB942763 should uninstall existing version first and then proceed to install the revised KB942763 update released 4/21/2008. Else you may not able to install it with message saying a newer version is already installed.

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