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Old 04-12-2007, 07:04 PM   #1
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Default Backing up files from internal to external HDD

I am backing up files from my internal hard drive to my new external WD MyBook 500GB drive. It is the Essential version so it didn't come with any software. The other day I backed up my music and movie files by copy and pasting. But then I wondered, could something get corrupted while copy and pasting? Can I check to make sure the files are fine? I still have the original ones on the internal drive.
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Old 04-12-2007, 08:58 PM   #2
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Default Re: Backing up files from internal to external HDD

windows will give you an error if something goes wrong. but if you are still worried, I would check this out: http://www.tgrmn.com/
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Yeah, you can check the files by simply opening up the external drive in windows and clicking on or opening the files and seeing if they are good or not.
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