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Best way backup files on external hard drive to new external

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by OM2, Aug 23, 2018.

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  1. OM2

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    I've got a new external hard drive.
    I have many other external hard drives for which I want to backup the files of.

    What's the best way of copying files from one drive to another?

    1. Should I connect both on USB3 and copy one from another?

    or

    2. Copy to computer and then copy to new hard drive?

    I've got a feeling that the second option might be the best one?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Triple6

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    Copy from one to another, no need to copy them to the computer first.
     
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