Exchange Calendar Update Configuration Tool V 2.0: Utilizing Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook V3.0 functionality

Microsoft has released an update to the Outlook Time Zone Update Tool version 3.0 that offers, amongst others, better support for Israel and Brazil with regards to time zone handling and rebasing of calendars. The Exchange Calendar Update Configuration Tool utilizes the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook for rebasing operations, which is […]

Microsoft has released an update to the Outlook Time Zone Update Tool version 3.0 that offers, amongst others, better support for Israel and Brazil with regards to time zone handling and rebasing of calendars.

The Exchange Calendar Update Configuration Tool utilizes the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook for rebasing operations, which is why version 2.0 of the Exchange Calendar Update Configuration Tool included the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook, in a redistributable format, as part of the package.

A new version of the Exchange Calendar Update Configuration Tool was not released along with the release wave of DST updates in Aug 2008, but instead the redistributable version of the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook V3.0 was made available for download.

The below steps will allow you to utilize the added support in the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook V3.0, from the Exchange Calendar Update Configuration Tool V2.0:

  1. Install the Exchange Calendar Update Configuration Tool from here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941018
  2. Go to the control panel, and using Add/Remove programs (found in Programs and Features in Windows Vista) and remove the Time Zone Data Update Engine for Microsoft Office Outlook.
  3. Install the Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook V3.0 - redist package http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ee0af8fd-bbb7-44de-be4d-f33cb1b59563&DisplayLang=en - This download contains the following file: OutlookTimeZoneMoveLibRedist.exe
  4. Rebase as appropriate

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