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Hardware & Y2K

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How to solve hardware problem in case of not Y2K compliant?
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Can I fix the old computer or must buy a new one?
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If a computer "fails" the above tests,
it still may "remember" a 21st century-date,
after you use the DATE and TIME commands to "assist" it.
So, give this a try -- set the DATE and TIME,
and reboot, and check the DATE and TIME.
If they are correct, then you will just have to
remember to use the DATE and TIME commands on 1/1/2000.
Also, if it retains the 21st century date/time,
turn it off for a few minutes, and then turn it on,
and check that the date and time are still correct.

If it fails these tests,
buy yourself a new computer for Christmas 1999.  :-)
By then, how fast will a Pentium be,
if you can get 200 or 300 Mhz today ?
Maybe, 2000 Mhz ???


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