when i copied mp3's to my dad's harddrive (connected on my pc) i got this window popping up (this was quite some time ago). then about 5minutes ago i copied "format.exe" to a stiffy for a machine i want to install "virus98" on (i've got an old game that doesn't work on XP or 2000). when i clicked "paste" this sodding message popped up again. is there something i'm missing here?
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The message is perfectly normal- it is indicating that the files in question have metadata stored in Alternate Data Streams (ADS). The NTFS filesystem supports ADS, but they will be lost/stripped when transferred to media formatted with another filesystem (the files themselves will remain intact, however).
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