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Old 01-26-2006, 08:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I HATE CD'S I copied at least 10 data disks incase my computer would crash and it did but I can't get a computer to read the disks cause the foil stuff is coming off and as a backup I also had stuff stored on a usb jumpdrive and my computer sees the jumpdrive but none of the data anymore it asks me if i want to format it but when i click yes it says it can't so I tried it in 5 other computers and it did the same thing!!!

NONE of the data was bad It was all game saves and game mods and no-cd patches for the games!!!
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Is this just a rant? I didnt find a question of any sort mixed in there
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Old 01-27-2006, 05:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I was just hopin that somebody would see this and make something new thats better than cd's.

Something like floppies cause I never had trouble with them except that they can't hold 700MB or more.

A new invention should be some kind of thing that will hold Gigabytes instead of MBs.
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thats called a portable hdd
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Get a USB drive... 1gb = $60 on newegg and its reusable like a hard drive.
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the usb drive I have now I got to format in my sisters computer but still when I put it in the other 5 I tried it in before it asks to format it and then it says it can't and I'm not replacing it cause I just got it and paid $150.00 for a 2gb usb drive!!!
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16820211225R

If I wanted a new usb jumpdrive I'd get this one!!!
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