• Subject: Re: Year 2000 woes solved?
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 22:18:53 -0400

The last report on this *miracle cure*, all is that it is a conceptual Idea
at this time!

Sorry gang,  there is some real work to  do here yet.

At the risk on being buried in mail I'd  like to hear from anyone that  can
tell me  there is little or now concern and  work effort for them, to  be
ready on time.!

Glenn Ericson,          Phoenix Consulting                      
P O Box 701164   East Elmhurst NY 11370-3164 USA                            
Ph. 718 898 9805         Fx. 718 446 1150
AS/400 & Year 2000- - Solutions Specialists
  1997copyright,  all rights reserved

At 05:43 AM 9/24/97 +0000, you wrote:
>That ain't new.  There have been products to do this for quite a while.
>On Tue, 23 Sep 1997 CVWD@aol.com wrote:
>> In a message dated 97-09-23 01:27:31 EDT, you write:
>> > Year 2000 woes solved?  - James Romenesko, staff writer
>> >  "A 14-year-old New Zealand boy says he's come up with a solution to the
>> Year 
>> > 2000 computer problem - but he's not showing his stuff until he gets a
>> patent 
>> > in his pocket. Meanwhile, the kid has let a computer analyst inspect his
>> work,
>> >  and the older pro says the young man just might have solved the dreaded 
>> > millennium bug problem."
>> >  
>> >  Anyone heard about this?
>> >  
>> Yeah.  I is just a patch to the BIOS of some older PCs that lose the date
>> after you shut them off after  2000.  (ie, turn them on, set the date to
>> 01/02/2000 and they are fine until you turn them off.  Then the date
>> to 1980.)  If you have 286 and some 386 pcs and they are not on a LAN (if
>> they are on a lan you can set the date from the lan) and you want them to
>> have accurate dates and you do not want the user to have to enter the date
>> when they start up the PC, then this might work for you.
>> +---

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