!! Attention all PC users !!

Ian Stirling 00003585E8E0.NO_UCE at mauve.demon.co.uk
Mon Jun 15 22:39:12 EST 1998

In comp.sys.intel Patricia Steward <patstew at lr.net> 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!  ?;^)

28 years is better.

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