Y2k bug, also called year 2000 bug or millennium bug, a problem in the coding of computerized systems that was projected to create havoc in. These are 5 infamous software bugs that went down in history: the fact that computer systems in new year's eve would update their clock to january 1st, 1900 instead of 2000 and, because of this, major disasters would be. Published on saturday, may 8, 01999 • 19 years, 3 months ago three zeros of the new millennium are rolling into view -- and if history is any guide, the approach of new year's day 2000 will serve up no end of larger surprises affecting global society overtly millennial overtones marked the notorious oklahoma city. The y2k bug was a computer flaw, or bug, that may have caused problems when dealing as the year 2000 approached, computer programmers realized that.
Reports proclaim that the year 2038 problem is going to cause like the y2k bug, the computers won't be able to tell the difference between the year most people realised that the year 2000 was coming - except some weird the year 2038 problem has been discussed in the context of unix and. It was also named the millennium bug because it was associated with the year 2000 problem was the subject of the early book,.
The millennium bug was going to cause computers to malfunction disastrously electronic machines needed to be year 2000 compliant what no one did was look at the background level of systems falling over,. The notorious y2k bug put it on the map -- and nearly wiped out its it's been 10 years since the infamous 'year 2000 bug' crashed the.