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Subject:Re: TW role in Y2K issues From:Stephen Victor <svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 8 May 1997 10:46:39 -0500
Steve Fouts wrote:
> Most IBM compatible PCs are incapable of handling the change.
> So any PC software that uses the system clock to tell it what
> day it is could be in a world of hurt. Interestingly, Mac OS
> was designed in 1984 to correctly handle dates until the middle
> of the next century.
Will a BIOS upgrade fix the problem? How easy is it to upgrade a BIOS?
Are all PCs upgradeable? Um, is "upgradeable" a word?
I'm sure these questions are completely off-topic, but I'd still like to
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