Y2K, Year 200

Dell and Y2K

Dell has posted a patch for the Year 2000 BIOS problem that has a very funny requirement: you have to keep your computer turned off for the month of January, 2000. Check out the instructions:

http://www.dell.com/year2000/tools/patch/prgmpatc.htm

Summary:

1.Install the software patch.

2.Turn off the system prior to midnight on 12/31/99.

3.Reboot the system after 2/1/00.


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April 2, 1999 Lawrence I. Charters