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Windows 7: Windows Update kb2998527

23 Sep 2014   #1
Yuniel

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Windows Update kb2998527

Hi , i use windows 7 ultimate OEM 64bit , i live in USA , i never been in russia and idk why this update pop to me for update , the windows is about russian time zone , why if i live in USA , this update pop up on my computer ? or any hackers from russia is monitoring my computer or sometime like that ?


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23 Sep 2014   #2
derekimo

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I got it too, I believe it's to be able to recognize that Russia has made changes to it's time zones,

A September, 2014 time zone update for Russia is available
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23 Sep 2014   #3
Stephanie

Win 7 Pro x64, Win 10 Pro x64, Linux Light x86
 
 

Mmmm I have this update pending .. Russian time zone
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24 Sep 2014   #4
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

If you install it but don't set any time zone from out the place where you live, it has no impact whatsoever on your system security setting. Its just to update DST (daylight saving time), might be only useful for those that are businesses travelling.
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24 Sep 2014   #5
Stephanie

Win 7 Pro x64, Win 10 Pro x64, Linux Light x86
 
 

Thank you NoN, I wont bother installing it .. not much point living in England
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24 Sep 2014   #6
paramaibo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64/32bit
 
 

Thank the gods that there's a sevenforums, because the Microsoft site is distinctly uninformative - about everything.
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24 Sep 2014   #7
Eric G

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I wish I knew why this was released outside of the usual Patch Tuesday schedule. According to the KB article that derekimo linked to, the time zone change doesn't even happen until October 26th. They could have easily waited until Tuesday, October 9th to release this.
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25 Sep 2014   #8
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

The Time Zone Updates are Important for good reason - and need to be installed (although it's not an urgent task!).
Timestamps created with the affected region could be significantly off-whack - enough to result in failures of encryption and/or certification, unless the update is installed. This could mean simple failure of a login, or it could lead to more general browser failures.

The recommendation is to install them as soon as convenient (no rush, though! unless you use sites in the affected area) - but they should definitely be installed. They should NOT be hidden!
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26 Sep 2014   #9
zidge7

windows 7
 
 
This update caused a BSOD

FYI After installing the time zone update My PC did a BSOD after I went into sleep.
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28 Sep 2014   #10
Guaido

Win7 Home 64 bits + Win8.1 64 bits (dual boot)
 
 

Hi,

my laptop (Toshiba Satellite L830-10V with an SSD Samsung 830 256GB instead of the HDD) was working perfectly until the 23rd of September. I installed the update KB2998527 and I turned it off. Since then, the laptop is very slowly. I runned the benchmark AS SSD and the result is a 319, a very bad result (it was 717 the last time I runned it, in June).

As the only thing I changed in the laptop was the installation of this update, i must guess that this is what dramatically changed the performance of my SSD: is that possible? has anybody else had the same problem?
Thanks in advance for any help

Guido
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