The Year 2000 Information Center / Millennium Bug <!-- The Year 2000 Information Center provides information about the Year 2000 problem, or, Millennium Bug, that's expected to cripple computers and software on January 1, 2000 --> <body text="#000000" link="#0000FF" vlink="#FF0000" alink="#FFFF00" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"> <center> <img alt="YEAR 2000 INFORMATION CENTER" height="70" width="550" src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/alogo.gif" lowsrc="http://www.year2000.com/images/anim4.gif"><br> <hr> <h3>The current time is: 10:14:32 UTC Tuesday, February 29, 20100</h3><h3>Time elapsed since Jan. 1, 2000 (UTC): <br>59 days, 10 hours, 14 minutes, 32 seconds.</h3><hr></center><center> <h1><a name="begin">The</a> Year 2000 Information Center</h1> </center> <p> <blockquote> <center><b><a href="auction/index.html">Information on the Year2000.com domain auction<br> and $10,000 reward offer.</a></b><p></center> <a href="ticker/"><img src="/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/ticker.gif" align="left" hspace="10" vspace="5" border="1" alt="real time coverage of the date change rollover" height="148" width="78"></a><p> <font size="+2">F</font><font size="+1"><b>or many computer and software systems, the year 2000 will bring a host of problems related to software programs that record the year using only the last two digits. </b></font> <p> <font size="+1">T</font>he Year 2000 Information Center provides a forum for disseminating information about the year 2000 problem, also called the Millennium Bug, and for the discussion of possible solutions.<p><br clear="ALL"> </blockquote> <hr> <center> <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/cgi-bin/y2k/NFyear2000.cgi#vend"><img src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/vendorH.gif" width="75" height="26" hspace="0" vspace="0" border="0"></a> <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/NFy2kwire.html"><img src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/wireH.gif" width="75" height="26" hspace="0" vspace="0" border="0"></a> <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/NFstocks.html"><img src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/stockH.gif" width="75" height="26" hspace="0" vspace="0" border="0"></a> <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/conf/NFconf.html"><img src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/confH.gif" width="75" height="26" hspace="0" vspace="0" border="0"></a> <br> <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/products/NFy2kbooks.html"><img src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/y2kbookstore.gif" width="152" height="26" hspace="0" border="0" vspace="0" alt="Y2K Bookstore"></a> <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/releases/NFnews.html"><img src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/news.gif" width="152" height="26" hspace="2" border="0" vspace="0" alt="Late-Breaking News"></a> </center><p> <hr width="20%"> <p> <center><a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://ads.year2000.com/fox.html?vendorgraphicNF" onmouseover="window.status='http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.y2kfox.com'; return true" target="_new"><img border="1" height="52" width="152" alt="Instant Y2K fix for FoxPro, dBase and Clipper." src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/ads/foxsm.gif?vendorNF"></a></center> <p> <hr><p> <pre> </pre> <center> <table border="0" width="460" cellpadding="5"> <tr> <td valign="middle" align="Center" width="80"><a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/archive/NFvigilance.html"><img width="79" align="left" height="75" border="0" src="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559im_/http://www.year2000.com/images/doomB.gif"></a><br></td> <td valign="Top" align="Center"> <font size="+1"><b><a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20000229101559/http://www.year2000.com/archive/NFkudos.html">K2Y! 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