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The Overall Outlook on the Year 2000 Problem There are so many opinions or said to be facts about the Y2K problem it is impossible to search through all the internet sights and find solid proof for any of these opinions Some say the Y2K problem is going to be the end of the world leading to a global shut down While the opposite view also has supporters When I say supporters I mean anybody from computer freaks to CIOs and average individuals like you and I These people have decided that there is little to worry about and that others are blowing these problems way out of proportion So after massive amounts of research I have come to the conclusion that the Y2K problem is only a minor glitch that will soon come and go with but a few problems that will only affect either a those who are ignorant to the problem as a whole or b large businesses that get cheap and think theyll sneak by Now Im sure some of you have your own opinions or dont even know what all the commotion is all about While you listen to my presentation I hope you not only learn something but that you also take my opinions into consideration Who knows maybe Ill give you just the solution youll need for January 1 2000 Ok here is the Y2K problem or better known as the Year 2000 problem in a nutshell It dates back to the 1960s when computer programmers were concerned with saving space for storage To save space programmers came up with the bright idea of dropping the first two digits of the year in date-related data fields This means that the year 1928 would become just 28 Now this fixed the storage problem but left us with another How would the computer interpret the year 2000 Since the computer now drops the 19 the computer will
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