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Abhi_d_hacker
Abhi_d_hacker • Feb 6, 2012

What was Y2K virus....

can anyone oef u tell me what was the myth related to Y2K virus and what kind of virus it was?
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Feb 6, 2012
Abhi_d_hacker
can anyone oef u tell me what was the myth related to Y2K virus and what kind of virus it was?
It wasn't a virus. It was just an error most of the developers didn't figure in. After the year count incremented from 99 to 2000, the computers would reset them to 00 (consider using two digit numbers to represent the year). Read following Wiki article for more information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2000_problem
aarthivg
aarthivg • Feb 6, 2012
The Year 2000 problem also known as the Y2K problem, it was a problem for both digital and non-digital documentation and data storage situations which resulted from the practice of abbreviating a four-digit year to two digits.
that is ..97, 98, 99, 00... ascending numbering assumption suddenly became invalid.
Secondly, some programmers had misundertood the rule that although years that are evenly divisible by 100 are not leap years, if they are divisible by 400 then they are. Thus the year 2000 was a leap year.

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