Fix uncovered for mass Zunecide

Summary:At 2am on 31 December 2008 30GB Zune's around the world committed mass suicide when the internal clock software that deals with leap year crapped the proverbial bed.Despite screams of panic heard from a small minority of worldwide music player owners due to the "Y2K9 bug," a solution has been found: Unplug your Zune, drain the battery, let the day of reckoning (12/31/08) pass, then plug in and charge your Zune again.

zune2kAt 2am on 31 December 2008 30GB Zune's around the world committed mass suicide when the internal clock software that deals with leap year crapped the proverbial bed.

Despite screams of panic heard from a small minority of worldwide music player owners due to the "Y2K9 bug," a solution has been found: Unplug your Zune, drain the battery, let the day of reckoning (12/31/08) pass, then plug in and charge your Zune again.

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Topics: Mobility, Hardware, Microsoft

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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