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copying files issue

I'm attempting to transfer, copy, files from one USB portable driver over to another USB drive and I keep having issues.  The error states that it cannot access or copy a specific file due to access.  Out of 50 Gig's I receive this error roughly around the 25 Gig mark and when I click "OK", the copying over stops.  

Is there a way to verify what I've copyed over...in  a short period of time as aposed to going through every single file?

I'm using Windows XP as the operating system to do this.
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ee4itpro
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
What method is being used to copy the files?  I've personally found that drag-and-drop in Windows seems to be much less reliable than XCOPY32 or XXCOPY from a command line.
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Jsierra1Commented:
Drop to a command prompt and use xcopy. /D command will only copy files that don't exist or are newer. /C will continue to copy when errors occur

xcopy (SOURCE) (TARGET) /S/E/V/C/I/K//D
ie. xcopy f:\*.* h:\directory\*.* /S/E/V/C/I/K//D

You can also have the results log to a file and review after to see what files failed to copy. To log the results to a file just add to the end of the command >log.txt
Once it's done coping all the files you can then review log.txt to see what errors occurred.

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shahzoorCommented:
the best easy and fastest way is create an image of the Primary USB using Acronis or Paragon Backup and Recovery
And deploy the image of Primary USB to Secondary

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Kyle DaviesRetail Software SpecialistCommented:
There is also a very nice and small programme that you can use to copy the data over called Bart www.zhornsoftware.co.uk/bart/ it is quite quick.
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