Best not to do that, it's exactly the kind of responses people like that expect and as you said, you'd be no better then said person if you stoop to their level.
Ignore and reporting is really the only solution so that we can swiftly take care of it, engaging them will only make things worse...
If you wrap it up tightly in bubblewrap and ship it with enough padding it shouldn't break during transit.
I do live in Europe so shipping would be a thing.
But yeh I could deffo take a crack at it!
Used to run a service here where I'd take drive from all over Europe and flash/dump them for Xkey...
Hmm odd, reboot the PC otherwise and try again without loading into other programs?
The script errors were related to the old ads being ran in the sidebar iirc.
I've never had such an issue myself and I've been flashing drives on Win 7 by the hundreds.
I still use Win 7 32 bit.
Can't even use a 64 bit OS as many old applications I use will simply refuse work, hell I even use OS 9 machines for specific software that is impossible to run on any other hardware and or OS.
There's plenty of reasons for one to stick to a certain OS
Anyway, let us...