Are modifications to accomodate constant daylight saving times necessary

wither 3

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We have half of Congress and the President to get by in regards to doing away with eastern standard time and staying constantly on daylight savings time. I admit I didn't take an indepth look into how the Windows clock receives it's signals but is it just going to stay on DST, if that becomes official.
 

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Vistaar

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Microsoft issues Windows updates that incorporate time zone changes - but of course there would be no updates for unsupported versions of Windows. Vista has virtually no users in the United States, so I would suggest consulting a Windows 7 forum if DST becomes permanent in your time zone.
 

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wither 3

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Trying to understand the on-line Microsoft documents about the Windows Time Service is enough to blow the mind of someone not steeped in the lore of computer science.

I got looking at the Vista time and date settings and, in the Time Zone settings, there's a box which is for "automatically adjust clock for Daylight Savings Time." Unchecking that should do the trick if DST is made permanent. One might have to adjust the time after doing so but no further adjustments should be necessary.
 

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    MSI GTX 560 TI Twin Frozr
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    Sound Blaster SB Audigy
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