Best way to make a copy a full USB?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by The Count, Mar 27, 2020.

  1. The Count

    The Count Registered Member

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    A very full 32GB usb stick needs to duplicated to:
    i) a 64GB usb stick (new)
    ii) an external HD

    Should I copy and paste
    or
    Use Macrium?

    Thank you in advance
     
  2. n8chavez

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    Be aware that you most likely will not be able to image a usb flash drive with macrium. Of course, that's only a problem if the flash drive is not seen as an external drive AND the usb drive is bootable.b If neither of those criteria apply to you, you could use "Create a File and Folder Backup" option to backup the drive. The resulting backup will not be bootable when restored, but everything else will be there.

    If the drive is bootable, I suggest you take at look at Terabytes Image for Windows. That works with bootable flash drives very easily.
     
  3. The Count

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    Is there a way to check to see if the usb stick is bootable or not without having to download extra software?
     
  4. n8chavez

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    If you did not specifically make it that way, chances are it's not.
     
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