JSI Tip 4557. Time zone problem south of the border in Windows XP?

If you installed Windows XP with the (GMT-06:00) Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey time zone, using the Control Panel / Date and Time tool will reset it to (GMT-07:00) Chihuahua, La Paz, Mazatlan, decreasing the time on your computer by one hour?

Microsoft made a small mistake on the Windows XP CD-ROM. To fix the problem, copy and paste the following into a Mexico2.reg file. Either double-click the Mexico2.reg file, or run Regedit /s <Path>\Mexico2.reg, to fix the problem.


\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Time Zones\Mexico Standard Time 2\]
"Dlt"="Mexico Daylight Time 2"
"Std"="Mexico Standard Time 2"

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