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If you use the Date/Time tool in Control Panel to select February 29th in any leap year, you may experience any of the following symptoms:
Symptom 1When you view any other year in the Date/Time tool, February 29th may be visible, even for non-leap years.
Symptom 2If you change to another year in the Date/Time tool, and click Apply or OK, and move your mouse pointer over, the clock on the taskbar may display the last leap year you chose.
Symptom 3If you select another year under Date in the Date/Time tool, you may then be unable to select the original leap year.
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.
These problems also occur in Windows 95 and Windows 98. For more information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
182627For more information on what is fixed in Y2K2-fix, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/182627/EN-US/ )Problems in Date/Time After Choosing February 29 in a Leap Year
(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/184132/EN-US/ )Err Msg: Value Entered Does Not Match with the Specified Type
(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/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
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/216916/EN-US/ )NTBACKUP Writes Incorrect Year to Log File
Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server EditionFor 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/196548/EN-US/ )Y2K Update for Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
Article ID: 193056 - Last Review: October 10, 2013 - Revision: 2.2