date always display 31 Dec 1899

Posted on 2004-10-30
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Coldfusion MX
MS SQL 2000


when try to output it displays:

the date always display 31 Dec 1899. What should i do, I am stuck.
Please let me know if you need complite code. There is no error.
Question by:matlowson
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    Accepted Solution

    this is your problem
    When you do this it will always set it to 31 Dec 1899. As this is default value for windows or coldfusion

    what date you want you should do soemthing like this...

    <cfset begindate = now()>

    you can also use dateforma from

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    I guess I figured it out. Your answer helped me partially. Also no other expert have any comments here. I will close the question soon.

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