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What's different between Backup and Copy?

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What's different between Backup and Copy?
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by:Lee W, MVP
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In some cases, there is no difference.  Care to provide a context?
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Lee W, MVP earned 50 total points
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If you're talking about the NTBackup utility included with Window, then a Copy doesn't change the Archive bit - which typically is reset and determines what should be backed up when a Backup is run (depending on type of backup).
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by:rose22
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Thank you so much Mr.leew
and I'd like to know Backup have to do by " Backup software ",it's Right ?
So that one is mean " difference " between Backup and Copy,it's Right ?
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by:rose22
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Forget to tell you I have Fat32 .
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by:mastoo
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Yes.  You make a copy on a CD for example, and in a few years you can probably still pop it in some kind of reader and copy the file.  You make a backup, and you'll be trying to find the backup software so you can restore the file.
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by:rose22
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How I can give point to Mr.mastoo too ?
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by:mastoo
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No big deal - don't worry about it.
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by:rose22
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Thank you so much ka khun mastoo .
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