I have a question regarding a basic feature in windows, file copy.
Back in the MS-DOS type, I could use copy
to do the job. If I would like to make sure the copy was accurate, I would use xcopy /v
(not sure about the parameter used), and the system would copy the file and verify the destination was ok.
That process would take longer to copy, but I was sure that I would end up with an exact copy of the file(s).
Now in windows, we can copy files around, and even move them (yes, we could also move in MS-DOS
), but doing it in windows, I have no choice of doing a copy verification.
Does windows have any mechanism to assure the copy is correct, bit-by-bit?
If not, how is the best way to do it? Third party software most probably, could you point out some alternatives?
After so many years using windows, I'm questioning if they copy the files correctly
2 b || ! 2 b
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