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Eve Of Destruction?

OK, your computer may not self-destruct when Y2K hits, but plenty of problems await. Here's your step-by-step disaster plan.

This story appears in the February 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

The collapse of the . The end of democracy. Completeanarchy. Is this what we have to look forward to at the turn of thecentury? That's what some experts say. A computer glitch knownas Y2K, or the millennium bug, could cause worldwide upheavalbecause governments, banks and businesses big and small aren'tprepared for the moment the zeros roll over.

While the reality may not be that extreme, plenty of agenciesand companies will suffer delays, if not losses, of vitalinformation--losses that threaten your business's verysurvival.

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