Fw: [BitBucket] Windows 95/98
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Van: Stu Greene <wa2moe@...>
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@...,
> > 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
> > not just two.) Click apply...
> > Then click on "Apply" and then click on "OK" at the
> > 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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