Why is the date format wrong?


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The date is displayed according to the format specified in your Windows Control Panel. To check your setting:

1Click the Start button and choose Settings > Control Panel.
2 When the Control Panel opens, double-click the icon for Regional Settings.
3Click the Date tab.
4The format displayed for Short Date Style is used for date display. To display a four-digit year, select a style that includes "yyyy" or "YYYY," indicating a four-digit year.

If the above settings appear to be correct, it could be that Windows has not entered the correct settings in a place where MemberTies can find them. Follow these steps to force Windows to update the appropriate settings in the Registry:

1Click the Start button and choose Settings > Control Panel.
2 When the Control Panel opens, double-click the icon for Regional Settings.
3Click the Date tab.
4Change the date format to something you do not want.
5Save
6Return to the Control Panel, Regional Settings, Date tab, and change the date format to the setting you want to use.
7Save

Note: This setting only affects the way dates are displayed in MemberTies. Dates have always been, and continue to be, stored in the database using a four digit year. The database is fully Y2K compliant.