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Windows 7: Copying Between two External HD's: How, Please ?

25 Feb 2013   #1
Robert11

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Copying Between two External HD's: How, Please ?

Hi,

With my recent experiences with HD's, I though that backing up a backup would be smart.

So, I have an external HD called K, and a new, another, external HD called L.

I wish to Copy everything from K to L.

When I try to do it, it keeps coming back with a msg relating to creating a Link.
Not sure what this is.

What's the "best" way of Selecting Everything on K, and Copying it all directly to L ?
Do I just try to highlight K's icon, or...? (I get that "Link" message business when I do)

Thanks, as always,
Bob


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25 Feb 2013   #2
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Open the K drive in explorer .... Crrl+A to select all .... right click .... Send to > L (Provided L must have equal or more space to contain all files of K)

Tera Copy can handle the entire operation a bit smoother.
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25 Feb 2013   #3
hybridfan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

That looks very good software, thanks for the link Arc. Always nice to see Filehippo links, a great software resource
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25 Feb 2013   #4
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

x2 on Terracopy.
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