AVOID POSTING TRIVIAL QUESTIONS
If you are wondering something like "Should I use a reference operator or a dereference operator when addressing my pointer?", don't ask us, try it. It takes less time for you to change a few characters and test your application then it will for one of us to reply to your post.
1.) I'll break my computer.
2.) It might cause an error and I'll lose all of my <insert E-mail, school reports, pictures of grandma, etc.>.
3.) All of my memory will leak out and my computer won't work.
the following statements may be invalid in a Windows ME environment
1.) There are so many layers seperating the software and hardware that you cannot accidently write anything that will physically damage your computer.
2.) Unless you are telling your program to save over those files, then nothing your program does can effect data stored on your hard drive. *The pagefile is an exception but if you're about to point that out then you already know that you're being pedantic.
3.) A memory leak is when memory is constantly allocated to a program and is not released. Once the application closes all of the memory that was allocated to it is freed automatically by a system process called a "Garbage Collecter"; this resolves the issue. *There is a well known bug in some versions of Windows where memory is not deallocated correctly when an application is closed, this will happen regardless of any errors in your program and is fixed with a simple reboot so don't let it stop you.