The inventor of an as-yet unreleased software solution to one part of a PC's 2000 problem says the press blew his story way out of proportion. The story appeared in the New Zealand BUSINESS HERALD (Sept. 18).
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"Theyíve been too excited to listen that itís not a solution to the whole year 2000 problem", he said.
Nicholas says his program, designed to run when a computer starts up, will diagnose whether the computerís BIOS (basic input output system) will handle the switch from December 31, 1999 to January 1, 2000.