|12-22-2009, 09:58 AM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2009
copying to USB stick
I like to keep a copy of my files on a USB stick.
If I just copy them all it takes ages.
Is there a way of setting copy options so that it doesn't replace everything but just replaces older ones and writes new ones - also I'd like to do this FROM the stick back to the pc.
I copy the files so I can refer to them from any computer.
|12-22-2009, 10:11 AM||#2|
The Dank Side of the Moon
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Denver, CO
Device: Kindle2; Galaxy SIII; Xoom; Kindle Fire
Welcome to MR!
There are "syncing" programs. I use Beyond Compare, there is Microsoft app called Synctoy that does it as well. But as far as I know there are no options on straight copying to do that sort of thing.
|12-22-2009, 10:15 AM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, Kobo H2O, N7
SyncToy works superbly well; I thoroughly recommend it.
|12-22-2009, 10:24 AM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Device: Kindle 3, Nexus 7
Any decent backup utility will do this. I use SyncBack, which is excellent (see http://www.2brightsparks.com/). They have a free version which will do exactly what you want (albeit with a little effort on your part for the initial set-up).
|12-22-2009, 10:51 AM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Northern Virginia, USA
Device: Sony PRS-505, iPhone 5, Sony T1, iPad 3
Hi Randall and welcome to MobileRead
|backup, copy, pendrive, usb|
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