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Copying files from one external hard drive to another.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cpcarter, Jan 22, 2011.

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  1. cpcarter

    cpcarter Thread Starter

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    I've just purchased a 1.5 TB external hard drive and I'm wanting to transfer the data from two external hard drives (300GB and 500GB) onto the new one.

    How do I copy the contents over to the new external hard drive?
     
  2. DoubleHelix

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    Connect them both to a computer, and copy and paste the files from one to the other.
     
  3. Hughv

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    There are three drives involved here, but the principle is the same.
    If you have sufficient USB ports you can connect all three and copy/paste, or just do one at a time if necessary.
     
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