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When you try to add a Custom Date using the year 00 on the Custom tab of the properties sheet for a Microsoft Office document, you receive the following error message:
The value entered does not match with the specified type. The value will be stored as text.
Windows NT 4.0To 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 the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )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.
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.
For more information on what is fixed in Y2K2-fix, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/175093/EN-US/ )User Manager Does Not Recognize February 2000 As a Leap Year
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/183123/EN-US/ )Find Files Displays Garbled Date if Year is 2000 or Greater
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/183125/EN-US/ )Shell Doc Property Dialog Custom Date Incorrect after Year 2000
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/186669/EN-US/ )FPNW Logout.exe Incorrectly Reports Year After Jan. 1, 2000
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/191768/EN-US/ )Date of Print Job May Be Displayed Incorrectly in Print Queue
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/193056/EN-US/ )Problems in Date/Time after Choosing February 29 in a Leap Year
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/193434/EN-US/ )Migration Changes NetWare Accounts Expiration Date
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/194726/EN-US/ )FPNW Client Does Not Get Correct Time or Date After Y2K
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/207799/EN-US/ )IBM PS/1 will not Boot on or After January 1, 2000
216916For information on the Y2K2-fix for Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/216916/EN-US/ )NTBACKUP Writes Incorrect Year to Log File
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/196548/EN-US/ )Y2K Update for Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
Article ID: 184132 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.3