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Old 04-10-2005, 04:53 AM   #1
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Smile Just a quick question

I'm a computer science student and I'm writing a paper and I need some quick info from you folks. I'd greatly appreciate any help I can get.

Just a couple of quick questions.

When you move a file say from one drive to another, what's happening in reality is that the computer first copies the file and then deletes the original right? I just need a quick confirmation on this.

Now is this sort of the same procedure with file encryption? Say I encrypt a file or move one into an encrypted folder. Is the file first copied and then the original deleted? Or a copy of it encrypted and the original deleted?

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Old 04-10-2005, 04:59 AM   #2
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Default Re: Question regarding moved and/or deleted files

I would say that it copies it then deleted the original
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