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Old 01 June 2011, 12:50   #3
Hewitson
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Originally Posted by Van Denhawk
If I buy new unformatted discs, how can I format them ready to use on the A1200?
Two ways to go about it:

- Click on the disk's icon in Workbench and select Format from the drop down menu.

- "format drive <drive> name <label>", add noicons to the end of that command if you don't want a Trashcan.

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Originally Posted by Van Denhawk
Is it better to buy formatted or unformatted ones?
Makes no difference to Amiga users.

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Originally Posted by ajk View Post
But you can generally use HD ones just as well.
Not entirely true, they will work but they won't be as reliable.
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