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Old 09-11-2004, 11:21 AM   #1
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Hi,

Can anyone tell me why once I have used a floppy and I have info on it y I am asked to fromat it?
and in relation to the above hw can i avoid this? i.e should i format before use? ( because i have a floppy now and it is asking me to format but when i do it says it cant fromat it!).

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Old 09-11-2004, 06:24 PM   #2
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you should format before use. if it doesnt format, its broken.
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Thank You

but cant u buy pre formatted floppies?
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Old 09-11-2004, 06:48 PM   #4
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Yerr, but i still think its always best to format them anyway.
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OK THANK U-learnt a valuble lesson by nt formatting

p.s hw can i find out someones IP ADDRESS?
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You can find some ones IP, by trasnfering a file over an instant messenger such as MSN. And then while in transfer do 'netstat -n' under run on the start menu. And if you keep watching the Ip's you'll see a new one pop up and thats your friends IP. Or use a program that can trace incomming and outgoing IPs.
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Hope you stick around here
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ok - but out of curiosity y do u say that?
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Old 09-12-2004, 11:40 AM   #10
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*Answering on behalf of camers???*
He is saying it for YOUR advantage...If you stay here then you will learn LOADS about computers and have LOADS of fun. So, I hopre u tsay as well
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