Re: Disk Serial Numbers.
Article: 7824 of alt.hackers From: email@example.com (Gary Barnes) Newsgroups: alt.hackers Subject: Re: Disk Serial Numbers. Date: 15 May 1995 19:30:42 +0100 Organization: The Compulsory Vodka Orange Jelly Cabal Lines: 17 Approved: News@aber.ac.uk (That's me) Message-ID: firstname.lastname@example.org NNTP-Posting-Host: osfb.aber.ac.uk Keywords: dos disk serial number Status: RO
In article <mdanie.800539331@wilbur>, MICHAEL PAUL DANIEL <email@example.com> wrote: :Just a quick question.. How does MS-DOS determine the serial number when :you format a disk?? It just makes it up. It's simply a pseudo-random number AFAIK. ObLameHack: Using Diskedit to change the serial number of my hard disk, and any other disks I get my hands on to CAFF:BABE. Gaz -- /\./\ firstname.lastname@example.org (Gary "Wolf" Barnes) ( - - ) "Never leave your hat in the hall when you pay a morning visit, \ " / it makes you look too much at home; take it with you into the ~~~ room." - Hints on Etiquette and the Usages of Society