Proof of Microsofts Lazyness

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Lets see, M$ found an error and the screen pops up. Its just saying the program found 1 error, it will correct this error. there might be more errors, recheck the disk after its done testing.

I think the reason it says this is because if it finds a damaged sector it treis to copy the data to an unused sector, which might also be bad (but it doesnt know when it writes it).
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ya, but it sounds funny though. That's what i figured too.
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It never did fix the error. That poped up like 5 times while scanning, and It never fixed teh problem.
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Kazer0 wrote:It never did fix the error. That poped up like 5 times while scanning, and It never fixed teh problem.
Toss the floppy or get the dust out of your disk drive.

Better yet load norton utilities for dos to check it out since back when this app was popular they could actually fix precious old floppy disks.
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I would, but this was on my school pc.
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Microsoft has just sunken to a new low. First Windows, now this. Oh well. Just use a Mac and use an Apple-formatted disk while you're at it (I won't forgive you if you didn't do this.)
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Too bad everything cannot be DOS-operated. :(
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Does this surprise you? You see making the thing work right the first time would involve more work for the programmers. Therefore more money going to them on time wasted coding it. Therefore less money made, and more energy exerted. Does not work. That, and as a programmer myself, making that thing work would probably take a decent ammount of time and effort, not liking it.
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Yeah, that's why K0 is calling them lazy.
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computer_person wrote:Microsoft has just sunken to a new low. First Windows, now this...
Oh please, stop this pointless, futile and groundless Mircosoft bashing.







But the ScanDisk thing is funny. :laugh:
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Zerox12 wrote:Does this surprise you? You see making the thing work right the first time would involve more work for the programmers. Therefore more money going to them on time wasted coding it. Therefore less money made, and more energy exerted. Does not work. That, and as a programmer myself, making that thing work would probably take a decent ammount of time and effort, not liking it.

not only that, but if they did make it efficient, AND work, they would lose that reputation that they have with us elite dossists/ gamers/programmers/average schmucks :laugh:

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Think about it, Z12, if they started doing things <b>right</b>, people would get mad.
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PS: What languages do u use Zerox?

I know "True" BASIC, and C++. I'm in the process of learning C and Java.
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sw33t Zerox... i am a VB master myself.
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Windows is bloatware enough, adding such elaborate data protection schemes might make it even bloater.
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Yeah, saw that a few times before.

That must have been ultra-embarrasing... It's so hard to do thorough debugging. Either that, or they rushed it.

Even up til now there are over 50 fixes since 1998 for Windows 98 first edition. And they are still discovering issues.

That's what you get when you have extremely complex OSes with millions of lines of code.

Also I heard that some Microsoft programmers stayed up very late to hurry up the release date, and some say that's a cause of some bugs.
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Wouldn't suprise me at all.
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