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Are you ready for daylight saving time changes?


This year, daylight savings time in the U.S. and Canada will start earlier (March 11, 2007) and end later than years past.  

You may face following problems in your MSCRM Server:

  • When you view appointments or tasks in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web client or in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM client for Microsoft Office Outlook, the appointments and the tasks may be scheduled one hour ahead of or one hour behind the actual scheduled time.
  •  Some activities and some resources in the service calendar in Microsoft Dynamics CRM may be may be scheduled one hour ahead of or one hour behind the actual scheduled time.
  • You may experience an issue when you schedule resources by using the service calendar. For example, a resource that is listed in the calendar may be scheduled one hour ahead of or one hour behind the actual scheduled time.

For complete steps to successful implementation of DST changes at Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0, please look into details at:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925874/en-us 

Followings are the Product listing affected by DST changes: 

Product Family No Update Needed Update Available
Windows Server   Windows Server 2003 SP1
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000 Advanced Server Service Pack 4
Windows Embedded for Point of Service
Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs
Windows Client Windows
Vista
Windows XP Home SP2
Windows XP Professional SP2
Exchange Server Exchange Server 2007 Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1
Exchange Server 2003 Lotus Notes Connector
Exchange Server 2000
Exchange Conferencing Server 2000
Outlook   Outlook 2007
Outlook 2003
Outlook 2002 (Outlook XP)
Outlook 2000
Windows SharePoint Services Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
SQL Server Notification Services   SQL Server 2005 Notification Services
SQL Server 2000 Notification Services
Office Live Meeting   Office Live Meeting
Dynamics CRM   Dynamics CRM 3.0 (as of March 2007)
Visual SourceSafe   Visual SourceSafe 2005 and 6.0d
Windows
Mobile
  Windows
Mobile
Windows CE   Windows CE-based devices
Entourage   Entourage

For in detail solution to your product please look into this MSDN support center:

http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cp_dst

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  1. September 7, 2007 at 5:36 pm

    Feel free to browse http://www.microsoft.com/dst2007 for DST updates for the Windows platform. There is a wealth of information and updates there.

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