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MY WINDOWS XP PRORAM DOES NOT SEEM TO CONTAIN A FORMAT DISC PROGRAM.SO CANNOT FORMAT DICS.WHAT CAN I DO TO FORMAT DISCS


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Go into My computer....right click on your DVD drive icon, and the format option should be there.
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