On Wed, 27 Aug 2008 22:30:03 -0700, Rina E wrote:
> "Robert Aldwinckle" wrote:
>> "Troy Ankersen" <cask.drinker@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> "patoorio" <patoorio@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>> I'm using a spanish version of both Live Hotmail and Windos Live Mail. As
>>>> all latin-american people (as well as some European, I think) I'm used to
>>>> dates in the format dd/mm/yy instead of mm/dd/yy. Of course, I have all
>>>> settings in my PC and in my Hotmail account adjusted properly (I think).
>>>> However, from time to time I see the birthdates of my contacts turned the
>>>> wrong way: 02/11 (November the second) gets converted to 11/02 (which my
>>>> computer and Hotmail interprets as February the 11th). This happens in a
>>>> random way, but after some time (months, maybe) all dates that can be
>>>> inverted (those whose day is 12 or less) are inverted.
>>>> Any clue about how to fix this? Who else should I contact in case this is
>>>> a real bug?
>>> I too have this problem and would love to know the solution.
>> Simple. use the less ambiguous international standard
>> date format: yyyy-mm-dd
> And where would these settings be in the Live Mail application>?
> I looked everywhere and can't find it
In Windows XP: Control Panel, "Regional and Language Options"; "Customize"
In Windows Vista: Control Panel, "Clock, Language and Region", "Formats";
"Customize this format...".
I think Windows 98/Me are very similar to Windows XP.
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