DST patching confounded by check box

DST patching confounded by check box

I really thought I had been good about applying the Daylight Savings Time patch on all the PCs I manage for my clients. But there I was this morning, looking at reports from machines I was sure I had patched, and they were still 5 hours behind GMT rather than 4. What happened?

It turns out that a few of these PCs didn’t have the “automatically adjust clock for daylight savings changes” box checked. If your computer is still an hour off, right-click the clock and adjust the date and time properties as shown here (for both XP and Vista):

Posted in About The Schlog, Software, Technology, Vista, Windows XP on Mar 11th, 2007, 5:18 pm by David Schrag   

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