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In Word 2000, when you save a document as type Word 6.0/95 (*.doc), Rich Text Format (*.rtf), or Web Page (*.htm or *.html), the name of the day for a date after February 29, 2000, is incorrect. For example, instead of seeing
Monday, March 6, 2000you see
Sunday, March 6, 2000
In some cases. Word calculates the day incorrectly if the date is after February 29, 2000. See the "More Information" section of this article for specific cases.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367For information about a Microsoft update that fixes this Leap Year issue as well as a security issue, please see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/276367/EN-US/ )OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265031/EN-US/ )WD2000: Word 2000 SR-1 Mail Command Security Update Available
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.
Linked and Embedded Word Document ObjectsGiven a linked or embedded Word document object, only insertion of a CreateDate field results in an incorrect day. PrintDate and SaveDate do not result in an incorrect day.
Date Recorded for Revision MarksIn HTML format documents, the day portion of the date recorded for tracked changes is incorrect if a long date format is your default date. Documents that are saved as type Word 6.0/95 or RTF display the correct day in this case.
EditTimeThe EditTime field does not include any minutes for the time that the document was open on February 29, 2000.
In addition, you may see the problem in any of the following cases:
Steps to Reproduce the Problem