just got a new computer and i have some questions

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  1. 00soul

    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    if i want to partition my HD with partition magic, do i need to format first?

    aldo my computer came with a DVD-rom drive. i was told that it would be able to read cd's but for some reason it doesnt want to. what do i need to do to have it read cd's?
     
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    Partition magic does all the farmatting for you. Just fire it up and have at it.

    It shouldn't take anything special to get the DVD to read CD's. If it doesn't work, you might want to bring it back and have a tech look at it. Also there might be some problems with DVD drives reading CDR's.
     
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    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    it plays a DVD perfectly, it has trouble with both music cd's and cd-r's

    and just to make sure, partition magic will erase the OS? and everything?
     
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    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    oh yeah, when i open my computer, all the files/folders are defaulted to big icons. i want them in list/detail form but i cant find it in the properties. who can i change all the folders/files at one time instead of going to each folder and having to do everyone?
     

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