Windows Explorer Won't Transfer Blocks of Files

Status
This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue. View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

AsheJoe

Thread Starter
Joined
Feb 5, 2004
Messages
60
Transfering the contents of the My Documents folder to an external hard drive using XP's Window Explorer is beginning to drive me crazy.

It never fails; The file transfer process starts, but at some point a single, solitary file is not absolute perfection, and the entire file transfer process stops dead in it's tracks. All because one solitary and insignificant picture file (or other file in the My Documents folder) is less than stellar in it's perfection.

Is there any type of setting / procedure / third party program that will allow me to transfer files onto an external hard drive without all the hassle ?? So far, the only reliable way I've discovered to do this is to boot from a Ubuntu Linux LIVE CD, and transfer the files that way.

Thanks
 

redoak

Gone but never forgotten
Joined
Jun 24, 2004
Messages
6,781
I use "CobianBackup" to do exactly what you desire. It regularly runs faultlessly. Another often recommended program is "Karen's Replicator," which I also use to copy my primary backup files to a second XHDD so that I have two backups, as one Moderator insists is the only sensible "way to fly." I use "Replicator" in the second instance because my primary backup XHDD includes system backups as well as data files backups.

{redoak}
 
Status
This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue. View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 807,865 other people just like you!

Latest posts

Staff online

Top