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When you use the Paste command in a cell or range that has been formatted as a Date, Microsoft Excel pastes incorrect dates.
This problem occurs when one or more of the following conditions are true:
To correct this problem, revise your workbook or template so that it no longer uses the 1904 date system. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For more information about date systems in Microsoft Excel, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/214330/EN-US/ )XL2000: The 1900 Date System vs. the 1904 Date System
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