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The Y2K20 Bug

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Date & Time Control Panel in Mac OS 8 (released in 1997) will only let you set a Mac’s date to a range between January 1, 1920 and December 31, 2019
There is a utility that will allow you to set the date and time on your Classic Mac all the way up until the last second: SetDate

Simply type in the date and time (in military format)
The Looming Y2K20 Bug

In US military messages and communications (e.g., on maps showing troop movements) the format is DD HHMMZ MON YY. Although occasionally seen with spaces, it can also be written as a single string of characters.
Example 1: 091630Z JUL 11 represents (Jul) 09 16:30 Jul 2011 (UTC).
Example 2: 141608Z Dec 19 represents (Dec) 14 16:08, Dec 2019 (UTC)
Military Date Time Group

Download SetDate (17KB)
Allows setting the date/time through 2042. The stock System 7 Date & Time control panel has problems with current dates. This allows manually setting the date & time through 2042 when deeper problems arise
Classic MacOS Software

mac system 7.0 (getest op SE/30)
geen probleem daar enkel de tientallen en de eenheden worden getoond

mac system 7.1 (getest op IIci) > patch

mac os 8 > patch

Guttegut... herinner me angstige Winddos gebruikers nog in de winkel te hebben getoond dat een Mac geen enkel probleem had met de millennium=wissel...


--- Citaat van: MacMiep,  3 januari 2020 - 23:41 --- te hebben getoond dat een Mac geen enkel probleem had

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Apple Lisa Y1995 problem
The CPU was a Motorola 68000 clocked at 5 MHz, and built-in a 4-bit integer-based real-time clock and software that would only accept dates between 1981 and 1995.

Desktop Apple Lisa :

Ja maar de Lisa is geen Mac!


--- Citaat van: MacMiep,  4 januari 2020 - 01:10 ---Ja maar de Lisa is geen Mac!

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Macintosh XL


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