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Windows 7: transfering using DOS

17 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
transfering using DOS

MY Windows 7 pc is not reading my fat32 external HDD, so i am trying to transfer my music fom it using dos, CHKDSK says it is a in fat32 (so dos does read/see it), i do not know the exact commands to enter i know it is

xcopy h:/music i want to transfer them straight to the desktop, but i do not know how to transfer it from h: drive to c: drive, if someone can give me PLEASE the exact commands to enter, it would be much appreciated, thank you

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18 Oct 2010   #2


If you plug the external drive into another computer, will it see the contents of the folders?
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18 Oct 2010   #3

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit


Post the output of diskmanagement.


Maximize the output.

to open the snipping tool and to take a snip.

Screenshot - How to post
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18 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

To copy a file:

XCOPY H:\music\MyFile C:\Backup\CopyFile

To copy a folder:

XCOPY H:\music C:\Backup\music /i

To copy a folder including all subfolders.

XCOPY H:\music\* C:\Backup\music /s /i

Heres a reference:

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