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#1 wetbar

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 09:30 PM

How do I copy or add files to a directry without coping over other files that or in that directory. I am trying to cobine my documents folder from 3 PC to one. A lot of the files are the same, but some are not. When I do a select all and copy to a common drive it will not just addd the new files it will write over other files that have the same name. If they have the same name I dont need that new file.

It is making me look at every file to see if I want to copy that file or not.

Thanks for the help

Doug

Edited by Andrew, 29 November 2011 - 09:35 PM.
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#2 hamluis

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 10:42 PM

When a user combines files with the exact same name...users get the option...to either replace one file with another or leave the files as they were. That's normal. Electing to replace a file...deletes the other file with the same name.

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