Microsoft sorts out Zune bug

by admin January 3, 2009 at 6:10 pm

Y2K comes nine years late for Redmond

After mass crashes of it’s Zune media player Microsoft has issued instructions to fix the media players.

The problems began earlier this week when users began to report that their players were freezing and could not be accessed. The issue was limited to the 30GB Zune 30 model manufactured in 2006.

The issue was soon traced to a bug in the player’s internal calendar components. Because 2008 was a leap year, the players were unable to properly adjust the calendar when switching over into 2009 and crashed on New Year’s Eve.

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