Find Files Displays Garbled Date if Year is 2000 or Greater

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SYMPTOMS
When you use the Windows NT Find Files or Folders feature, the two digitabbreviation of the year does not appear correctly. For example, if theyear is set to 2001, when you click the Date Modified tab on the Find: AllFiles dialog box, the two digit abbreviation of the year appears as :1,rather than 01.
CAUSE
This problem occurs when the system date is set to 2000 or greater in theDate/Time utility in Control Panel.
RESOLUTION

Windows NT 4.0

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

The English version of this post-SP3 hotfix has been posted to the following Internet locations.

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
MORE INFORMATION
NOTE: Shell32.dll as shipped with Internet Explorer 4 Active Desktop is not replaced by this fix. For more information on what is fixed in Y2K2-fix, please see the followingarticles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

175093 User Manager Does Not Recognize February 2000 As a Leap Year
183125 Shell Doc Property Dialog Custom Date Incorrect after Year 2000
184132 Err Msg: Value Entered Does Not Match with the Specified Type
186669 FPNW Logout.exe Incorrectly Reports Year After Jan. 1, 2000
191768 Date of Print Job May Be Displayed Incorrectly in Print Queue
193056 Problems in Date/Time after Choosing February 29 in a Leap Year
193434 Migration Changes NetWare Accounts Expiration Date
194726 FPNW Client Does Not Get Correct Time or Date After Y2K
207799 IBM PS/1 will not Boot on or After January 1, 2000
216916 NTBACKUP Writes Incorrect Year to Log File

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

For information on the Y2K2-fix for Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
196548 Y2K Update for Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
Windows NT Explorer y2k year 2000 4.00
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Article ID: 183123 - Last Review: 10/07/2013 21:12:48 - Revision: 3.2

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