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Re: [News] USB: Better in Linux Than in Windows, Suggests Experience

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____/ 7 on Saturday 06 Feb 2010 11:07 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Sigh! A simple USB stick causes so many problems.
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | This is going to be a rant against windows.
>> | If you don't like hearing negative things
>> | about windows then don't read this.
>> | Seriously, don't read this. On the other
>> | hand, if you like hearing about windows
>> | problems then please continue :)
> Anyone risking USB sticks with windummy computer
> is risking all data loss hell when they stick it
> in a windummy computer.
> In many instances, the FAT can be so corrupted
> windummy OSen can never recover from the fault
> and use that stick ever again!
> Only with Linux can you eliminate such problems
> once you get it by doing dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdx
> type of commands to clean the usb stick.
> Get 10x speed by using ext2 formatting and use
> one of the free drivers for ext2 support if you
> must use it with windummy infected computers.

Microsoft is now harming those using a new Trojan called exFAT.

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