Ok, so I’m attempting to clean/move around some stuff on the computer.
I have 4 drives, one with the OS(s), one with…stuff on it, and one with MP3s. Wait, one left.
Two with random stuff on it.
Anyway, what I would like to do is make the really large drive the MP3 drive because, well, it’s needing it.
But I want to make sure the old drive is still good for other stuff.
So, I move all the files from one drive to another in hopes of cleaning/formatting/error checking the first drive.
Still with me?
The first thing I do is do a count of files and file sizes.
19,000 files; can’t remember the exact size, somewhere in the 140 gig range.
I make a note of that.
Select all the directories and copy to a new drive.
Copy is done. Do a count of the new stuff.
19,021 files, and about 120gigs.
So I do a full error check on the first. No errors.
Then I defrag. All clean.
Copy again, same results.
How do I:
1. Gain 21 files
2. Loose 20 gigs in the process
I’ll never understand computers.