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  • Paulus
    ... Van: Stu Greene Aan: Verzonden: maandag 16 augustus 1999 19:36 Onderwerp: [BitBucket] Windows 95/98
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 16, 1999
      ----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
      Van: Stu Greene <wa2moe@...>
      Aan: <BitBucket@...>
      Verzonden: maandag 16 augustus 1999 19:36
      Onderwerp: [BitBucket] Windows 95/98


      > >From: af2c@...
      > >X-Sender: af2c@...
      > >X-Mailer: Windows Eudora Pro Version 2.2 (32)
      > >Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 08:59:35 -0400
      > >To: HenryLewis@..., jdlpe@..., RonG@...,
      > > MMusikar@..., mattnjoi@..., NA2M@...,
      > w5go@...,
      > > bellomo@..., WA2MOE@..., Duganman99@...
      > >Subject: Windows 95/98
      > >
      > >Windows 95/98 Y2K info for your computer
      > > To: amps@...
      > >
      > > here's some interesting information on setting your
      > >computer date. I thought I was set up ok until I followed
      > >these instructions. Hope this info is ok for the Amps list
      > >cuz I didn't know where else to put it.
      > >
      > >Y2K - PLEASE TAKE NOTE!
      > >
      > >SOMETHING EVERYONE NEEDS TO DO TO UPDATE YOUR COMPUTER
      > >
      > > For anyone who may not know this......
      > >
      > > Double click on "My Computer."
      > > Double click on "Control Panel."
      > > Double click on "Regional Settings" icon.
      > > Click on the "Date" tab at the top of the page.
      > >
      > > Where it says, "Short Date Sample" look and see if it
      > >shows a "two
      > > digit" year. Of course it does. That's the default
      > >setting for
      > > Windows 95, Windows 98 and NT. This date RIGHT HERE is
      > >the date that
      > >feeds the application software and WILL NOT rollover in
      > >the year 2000.
      > >It will
      > > roll over to 00.
      > > HERE'S THE FIX....
      > >
      > > Click on the button across from "Short Date Style" and
      > >select the
      > > option that shows, mm/dd/yyyy. (Be sure your selection
      > >has four Y's
      > >showing,
      > > not just two.) Click apply...
      > >
      > > Then click on "Apply" and then click on "OK" at the
      > >bottom.
      > >
      > > Easy enough to fix. However, every single installation
      > >(yy) of
      > > Windows worldwide is defaulted to fail Y2K rollover.
      > >
      > > How many people know about this? How many people know to
      > >change that?
      > > What will be the effect? Who knows! But this is another
      > >example of
      > > the pervasiveness and systematic nature of the problem.
      > >
      > > Please pass this on to as many people that you know who
      > >own home
      > > computers.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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