Command line to copy all MP3 fules

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Ortizja

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Recently my computers harddrive suffered a logic error, dont know where, all my music files are still in tact i ran a check for this, i have music that was recorded by myself and a few friends on the laptop and it is important that i retrieve it and can copy it. Is it possible for me to use a seperate computer, attach the bad hard drive to it as an external source, and then somehow use a command line from an elevated command promt to maybe copy all mp3 files on my hard drive to the fully functional computer? If so what command line do i use? If no, what should i do in order to retrieve my mp3 files??? Keep in mind i dont know the specific file names, however they are all saved onto windows media player. I have no objection to having all mp3s relabled and disorganized if thats the only way, ill sort the music out later, pllease help me, thanks.
 

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You don't need to use command line for this, just use copy and paste.
 

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You don't need to use command line for this, just use copy and paste.
Copy and paste from the busted hard drive onto the working one? Sorry if this sounds silly, but how does one accomplish this
 

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If you can access the drive for command line stuff, you can just access the data normally. Have you tried an external disk enclosure yet?
 

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If you can access the drive for command line stuff, you can just access the data normally. Have you tried an external disk enclosure yet?
Sooo, copying all the data on the hardrive to an external drive or memory? I havent, please bear with me here, first time doing this. Anyways, what do i need to do that, and how do i do it? Again, first time doing anything like this, the help is much appreciated
 

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Im on a tablet, and cannot copy and paste links, but just google disk enclosure. You will need to take out the HD though. Is this a laptop or a desktop, ajnd whats the make/model?
 

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Im on a tablet, and cannot copy and paste links, but just google disk enclosure. You will need to take out the HD though. Is this a laptop or a desktop, ajnd whats the make/model?
Laptop, it is an Alienware 14 with NVIDIa GeForce GT 750M with 1GB GDDRS and Intel Core i5-4200M Reg Model / : P39G
 

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What type of computer where you planning on connecting it too?
 

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What type of computer where you planning on connecting it too?
Either a windows desktop at my school, unsure of the make and model, or an acer chromebook laptop, tech guy at my college is absolutely swamped but gave me access to all of his hardware and additional drives, cords and adapters, etc. I just cant delete anything from his network or systems without him reviewing it, and also will be limited as far as admin priveleges at times, for example if he cant sign me in, or has to leave the campus for any reason
 

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If you have a desktop and are able to open it up then you can directly connect the drive to desktop using the data and power cables from the CD\DVD drive; the drives use the same cable connections.
 
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