!! Attention all PC users !!

D. Schmutter/B. Stearns bethdan at bellatlantic.net
Wed Jun 10 07:28:16 EST 1998


Macs don't have a year 2000 problem, by the way.



Patricia Steward wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 9 Jun 1998 15:05:48 -0400, "Steve Tishchenko"
> <vtishchenkoNOSPAM at dsitopdog.com> wrote:
> >
> >>Fact : Virtually all of todays PC's will die on Dec 31st 1999 !
> >
> >Die? What, software incapable of handling 4-digit year number
> >will cause destroing of PC hardware? I don't think so. You'll
> >jast have to deal with year 00. And Most PC's have 4-digit year
> >storage in their BIOS, so not that many PC's will be affected.
> 
> My 72-year-old mother, bless her, came up with a kludge for the
> millenium bug:  she's resetting her PC's date ten years back!  ?;^)
> 
> "Some people will miss success, because it comes wearing overalls, and looks
> like WORK." (Joe Clark)
> Personal communication may be attained by excising the initials of my favorite
> California city by the bay.




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