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Y2K with MP3

Written by Jari Ketola @ 07 Jan 2000 15:37

Yup, that's right. One wouldn't think there would be any Y2K issues with MP3 playback, but apparently there was. Two MP3 devices from Visiosonic and Audio Box refused to co-operate after the turn of the century. Visiosonic's DLL expired at the end of 1999, and Audio Box's interface software used a buggy algorithm for counting dates. There's a patch available for the Audio Box software.

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