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Background To determine whether or not WinNT 40 is within year 2000 compliance From the outlined testing procedures found in the YEAR 2000 Testing memo it was decided that since WinNT is an OS it is date sensitive From this all outlined tests were performed The data gathered is represented in table formEquipment To test a Compaq Prolinea 590 was used with the latest bios installed 040997 The machine had WINNT 40 installed with Service Pack 30 patch for the OSTesting Procedure To determine if Windows NT 40 would roll to the appropriate date the control panel applet DATETIMEdt was used to change the dates The machine dt were set to the day before each date outlined in the memo The machine date was changed to a control time of 115945 PM in each case The machine date was then allowed to roll to the date in question The machine dt was then reset to the previous date and control time This time the machine was rebooted while the time was rolling to the date in question In each case after the time rolled the date was checked to find the correct date WinNT Explorer was then opened and a file in the cwinnt directory was changed to check whether or not a saved file corresponded with the correct date The data from these tests is defined in the following tableData Time Tested column are the Control values found in the memo Both Post Test Date columns are the dates found in each instance after the date rolled from the DateTime Tested column to the date in question The Post Explorer check was tested to see if the machine reported the right time Post modification dates are file dates after the file was saved to check the corresponding date In each test no problems with the dt were encountered Results The testing actually caused several different things to happen to the OS Whenever I
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