We changed to the mm/dd/yyyy format more than 6 months ago for a completely
unrelated reason. It has caused absolutely no problems with Excel, Word, or
anything else, and gives all of our people the assurance of knowing which
century they are dealing with. I still recommend the change.
My two cents worth,
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On Friday, August 13, 1999 9:31 AM, Spielman, Roger L wrote:
> Hi folks, got this info back from the Boeing Y2K people. Thought it may be
> of interest.
> > Windows Y2K e-mail is a hoax.
> > The date display setting has no effect on the computer's Year 2000
> > readiness and should not be changed. Changing it could cause format
> > problems in documents such those created with Microsoft Excel.
> > The date that determines Year 2000 readiness is the one maintained in the
> > computer's basic input-output system (BIOS) chip. Computer support
> > organizations already have tested BIOS chips on company computers and
> > made them Y2K ready where necessary.
> Roger Spielman
> The Boeing Co.
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