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I used to have 7 partitions, all of a sudden I have 14. Sigh.

 
 
Cork Soaker
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      12-02-2008
thanatoid wrote:
> Cork Soaker <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
> news:(E-Mail Removed):
>
>> thanatoid wrote:
>>> "philo" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
>>> news:(E-Mail Removed):
>>>
>>> <SNIP>
>>>
>>>> Just a guess
>>>> but maybe when you restored the drive from
>>>> image...something went wrong.
>>>>
>>>> Try deleting all partitions
>>>>
>>>> then restore for image again and see what happens
>>> I Googled more and it looks like I'm going to have to
>>> zero-fill the whole drive... at which point I might as
>>> well do a clean game-targeted (no telephony, internet,
>>> etc) install of W95B.
>>>
>>> Thanks.

>> What year is it?

>
> It seem strange that I have to tell you, but it's November 2008.
>
> Of course, you're just trying to be funny (nice try), but a
> well-tweaked 166MHz 95B computer runs faster (for basic
> functions - it DOES take 5 hrs to convert an audio file, which
> is why I bought this one which is now also my internet computer
> - hence the "old games" machine project) than any XP or Vista
> box.


No. This was my point.

>
> And it does anything a reasonable person needs to do. This does
> NOT include DL'g 20GB movies and burning them to DVD's or
> playing 3GB games at 200 fps, of course. Doing such things are
> NOT reasonable activities, IMHO.
>
> And "Asteroids" is "Asteroids", whether it's a 4KB Atari file or
> a 2GB "new and improved" file with plenty of ugly graphics,
> stupid sound effects, and lots of other bloat to make sure you
> buy a new computer to play it.
>
> Etc.
>
>
>
>

 
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