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Thanks Russ. I will forward this to my address list.

Chuck
-----Original Message-----
From: Russ Couey <murrieta@pe.net>
To: Chuck Vande Wetering <wwp62@interisland.net>
Date: Monday, July 19, 1999 4:31 PM
Subject: Fw: Y2K


>My computer club sent me this so I'll pass it on.
>
>Russ
>
>----------
>> From: Einer May <einer80@pe.net>
>> To: Einer May <einer80@pe.net>
>> Subject: Re: Y2K
>> Date: Monday, July 19, 1999 3:38 PM
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> >After running this quick little test, much to my surprise, I learned
>> >> That my computer would have failed on 01-01-2000 due to a computer
>> >> clock glitch. Fortunately, a quick fix is provided, should your
>> >computer
>> >> fail the test.
>> >>
>> >>   I submit the following for your consideration:
>> >>
>> >>    TEST
>> >>
>> >>    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
>> >> application software and WILL NOT rollover in the year 2000.  It will
>> >> roll
>> >> over to 00.
>> >>
>> >>    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  showing, not two)
>> >>
>> >> VERY IMPORTANT:
>> >>
>> >>    Then click on "Apply" and then click on "OK" at the bottom.
>> >>
>> >>    Easy enough to fix.  However, every single installation
>> >>    of Windows worldwide is defaulted to fail Y2K rollover.
>> >>
>> >>    How many people know about it? How many people know to change
>> >> that?
>> >>    >


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