Windows patch for Western Australia

Collin Baillie collin at
Tue Nov 28 03:50:22 UTC 2006

Jesper Norgaard Welen <jnorgard <at>> writes:

> Ouch, I just prepared the corrections of the australasia file that Andy
> McDonald and Robert Elz sent - that had to go to the recycle bin again  8-(
> For those of you that wonder how to set up a PC (XP) situated in Western
> Australia, to change time automatically, I'm afraid that Microsoft as usual
> won't be of much help in timezone matters (I wonder if they will make a
> patch for USA for next year? No word on it yet).

For anyone reading this, there is now a patch released by Microsoft. It can be
found at:

However they are only supporting Windows XP, Server 2003 and Windows Vista with
the patch. Previous versions may have to use another method (such as using the
tzedit.exe program found in resource kits, or registry updates such as this one,
and others found on the web)



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