Microsoft uses an offset time value (5 hours) from GMT time, the result is
installed late at night appear as if they were installed the next day.
Sample Update Log file entry:
2009-04-02 11:18:57-0500 292 340 CreateService for wuauserv succeeded
You can see the -0500 offset entry after 11:18:57 in the above sample.
GMT Time Converter:
In the top box choose the approximate time
from the pull down list when you installed the update.
In the middle box select GMT-5
In the box titled: What time will it be in, select Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Then click the 'Press Here' button.
"Ohno" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have successfully installed SP3 in many machines, however not really
> having time to pay a lot of attention to details today I did my own
> machine and had the time.
> I am running XPPro and now of course SP3.
> I started my installation at just about 11pm and finished it by 11:40pm.
> This mind you was dated 04/26/2009. All updates except for the April
> updates had been installed.
> After the install I went to add remove programs to see which Windows
> updates still existed in the list from the past. I noticed many had
> changed to new install dates. The strange thing which prompted this
> message is the updates that changed dates are actually dated for the day
> after I installed SP3 and it is only 30 minutes into that day and the
> machine has not been on line yet.
> So what I am interested in knowing is why when my SP3 install was done
> between 10:58pm and 11:40pm on 4/26/2009 why the updates say they were
> installed on 04/27/2009?
> I used search assistant to search for all files and folders created on
> 04/26 and the new folders created with SP3 appears on that date. Then I
> did the same search for 04/27 and the search is blank except for a couple
> of prefetch files.
> Just seemed odd so thought I would ask.