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Might I make a suggestion?
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Originally posted by EdrickV


It's also extremely abnormal. :)  


No it isn't - it's just reporting the amount of data that's being downloaded by the modem, after that data in uncompressed (from the modem's compression, not compression like ZIP or MP3). It's sort of like having a BMP of something that is 10MB, but compresses (once ZIPped) down to 1.4MB. So you could say that you managed to fit 10MB of data on a normal diskette. :)
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