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Safe file copy in Delphi

I recently added two 2TB WD Caviar Black SATA drives to an external enclosure with USB 2.0 . Since then I have to deal with occasional file corruption when I copy files with Explorer from my local C: ...
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How can you find out the location of the “My DropBox” folder?

The installation default for the Dropbox sync folder is [My documents]\My Dropbox. I recall that it is possible to choose other locations however. How can I find out at run-time from my D2006 app ...
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gethostbyaddr too slow

I use the following code, results are correct. I am working on LAN with just 3 machines. Also that network is not connected to the internet. It takes 16 secs for only this line HostEnt := ...