• Subject: Re: y2k reflections
  • From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 08:00:39 +0000

OUCH !!!

That's the BIOS date...

SUPRISE !!

Chuck

boothm@earth.goddard.edu wrote:

> Interestingly, I have a client that went the 28-year route.  As one can
> imagine any firm choosing this solution also will have lots of old stuff
> around including old PCs.   Did you know you can't set an old PC back to
> 1972; that they go reset to Jan. 1, 1980?  They didn't know that until
> last Monday.
>
> _______________________
> Booth Martin
> boothm@earth.goddard.edu
> http://www.spy.net/~booth
> _______________________
>
> DAsmussen@aol.com
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> 01/10/2000 07:54 PM
> Please respond to MIDRANGE-L
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>         To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>         cc:
>         Subject:        Re: y2k reflections
>
> Nina (has never capitalized the first word in a sentence like the rest of
> the
> civilized world) Jones,
>
> In a message dated 1/10/00 7:22:43 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> ddi@datadesigninc.com writes:
>
> <<snip>>
> > as a profession, did we make too big a deal over some things?  for
> >  example, when david asked about v3r6, the only advice he got was to
> >  upgrade to version 4 or date the machine to 1972.
>
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