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As a result of the March 1st order from the Government of Egypt, Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the Arab Republic of Egypt will resume from the last Friday of April. Hence, clocks will be set forward by an hour at 12:00 AM on April 28, 2023. 


The April 2023 Monthly quality update for Windows includes the following time zone update for Egypt: 

  1. Clocks will be set forward by an hour at 12:00 a.m. on April 28, 2023, for the Egypt time zone. 

Here are the KB article numbers that contain the Egypt DST fix for different versions of Windows:


KB article ID

Windows 11, version 21H2


Windows 11, version 22H2


Windows Server 2022


Windows Server 2012


Windows Server 2008 SP2


Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2015


Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2016


Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019


Windows 8.1


Windows 7.0 SP1



For Microsoft’s official policy on DST and time zone changes, please see Daylight saving time help and support. For information on how to update Windows to use the latest global time zone rules, see How to configure daylight saving time for Microsoft Windows operating systems.


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