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[*] Post 361969 posted on 6-1-2009 at 03:31 Reply With Quote
Vista Strikes again!



I've been trying to recover a friend's PC which has XP on it. As most of the peripherals need drivers, including the network card, I downloaded them on my box which currently has Vista loaded (testing). As I can't find my USB key I thought, ok I'll use a DVD-RW. All went swimmingly, until I plugged it into the XP box. It saw the files that I had loaded onto the DVD yesterday but refuses to acknowledge that I have even added anything! [Thinks] Maybe I didn't allow my PC time to finish the burn.[/thinks] Plugged it into my Linux box (yep got one working this morning) and the files are all there! Plug it back into XP and try to copy the entire disk using imgburn and I get the pop up "Windoze doesn't support this format!" How doesn't it support a DVD RW format when it can still read the stuff I'd written to the same DVD RW yesterday!!!!!? Now I am back to formatting the DVD in the XP box and, hopefully copying across from the Vista box w/o having to re-load XP on my main box again! (It isn't that bad really (My main box has the OS disks on drive caddies)
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[*] Post 361981 posted on 6-1-2009 at 05:04 Reply With Quote


I'm gonna buy a copy of XP now for when I get my new tower in 12 months.

You couldn't get me to upgrade to Vista if you put a gun to my head.

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[*] Post 362049 posted on 6-1-2009 at 13:44 Reply With Quote


Been playing with the beta of W7.

Don't hope for much of an improvement... confused2
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