Cool Tools Reader Michael Hohl figured out this wonderful way to make your computer Y10K compliant. That is, how to set your computer so that it displays the 5-digit date it will need when we reach the years after 9999: that is 10000 and beyond. In anticipation of that time, you can set this year’s date to 02007 if you have Mac OSX Tiger. Here are step-by-step directions on his site (or click the “read the rest of this entry” link below). Be first in your neighborhood to have all your documents and files future-proofed.
Now if we could only get our WordPress blog engine to the same thing…
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