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How to do evilness to the CPU, PCI bus, IDE controller and disks [Sunday 12th June 2005 at 11:20 pm]
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How to do evilness to the CPU, PCI bus, IDE controller and disks:

XCOPY C:\Backup\C "H:\Recovered from dead drive" /S /E /C /I /H /R /K /O /X /-Y
where C:\Backup\C contains about 20 gigs worth of files, and both that folder and the H: drive have NTFS compression (that folder because it's rarely-used and compression makes sense, H: because it's just under 20GB in size - the compression takes it down to ~14GB which is pretty decent).
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[User Picture]From: pleaseremove
Monday 13th June 2005 at 12:02 am (UTC)
if you want evil to the cpu, go look at some of the pics in my tsunited user area...

but yes, that looks rather nasty....the type of nasty you start and leave
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Monday 13th June 2005 at 10:19 am (UTC)
Remember that 350MB photoshop file I once made?
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[User Picture]From: olego
Monday 13th June 2005 at 10:44 am (UTC)
/-Y? So you have to analyse each overwrite? That ought to put a pause in your copying. :-)
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Monday 13th June 2005 at 10:49 am (UTC)
The target folder didn't exist (hence the /I), but I just typed in my usual "copy everything, regardless of what's in the destination or what errors may occur".
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