I want to be able to access the data without having to depend on a
I want raw data that I can simply drag and drop. I also back up other
folders and they
are now kept in the sm,ae place. And I don't mean to be rude but, please
the question instead of questioning my tactics all the timer here!!!
"DL" <notvalid@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Since the Documents folder is a container for data files I'm curious as to
> why you would want to move it to another named data folder.
> Rather than a manual backup/copy process it might be simpler to use one of
> the many backup/copy apps available, or even a batch file.
> "JamesJ" <jjy@xxxxxx_roadrunner.com> wrote in message
>>I frequently backup my Documents folder (which I have relocated to a
>>folder called DataFiles)
>> to my external hardrive. My problems stems from the fact that when I drag
>> and drop the folder
>> from c: to D:, if DataFiles already exists on E: I'm prompted with alt
>> these 'Do want to merge,
>> do you want ot replace and other messages by Vista Home Bassic.
>> So, to eliminate this I deleted the folder on E: and then dragged and
>> dropped. Whgich went much
>> better. But, if somethging happens to the copy process I have no backup.
>> I decide to rename the
>> folder in E: from DataFiles top DataFiles_8-18-2009 which is the date of
>> the last copy. Well,
>> Vista still tels me 'The destinationalready contains a folder named
>> 'DataFiles_8-18-2009'. The folder
>> I'm copying is 'DataFiles.
>> Is Vista that stupid or am I that stupid??
>> If fact no matter what I rename the folder on E: to it still gives me the
>> same message.