Windows 10: Files missing on USB drive when transfering between machines
Files missing on USB drive when transfering between machines
Hi, have searched for this problem online, but cannot find an answer, perhaps not asking the right question.
Recently had to reinstall Win 10 on my desktop to fix various issues, now I cannot transfer files on a USB from my Win 10 machine to a Win 7 laptop. The files appear on the USB when viewed on 2 differetn Win 10 machines, but when checked on the Win 7 Laptop, the files are not there, the used space on the USB is the same, so the file is there, but not visible.
Have tried formating the USB as FAT32, and NTFS also tried view hidden files etc, to no availe.
It also did a similar thing with my MP3 Player
Welcome to TenForums @russd
Odd, not seen that before. You could try putting the files in a .zip file, give it the simplest possible 8.3 name in capitals ( eg. FILES.ZIP ) and put that on the USB instead - even DOS would be able to see that name.
I seem to remember it doing the same thing when I originally "upgraded" from 7 to 10, and I managed to sort it out, but cannot remember what I did 8-)
That's interesting, Explorer on the Win 7 machine see's the .ZIP file and the unzip software (7 Zip) see's both the ZIP file, and the unzipped file which Explorer cannot see. But when I unzip the file and send it to desktop on the Win 7 machine the file does not appear there.
I have an extra hard disk 500GB I found unused so I bought an enclosure for it to make it like external hard drive.
The issue is, when plug it to computer and try to transfer files around 200MB it starts with decent speed then slows...
I'm talking about one of the below transfer boxes.
I no longer see one when copying files so I have to guess when it is finished.
It seems to have started after my last weekly update. I'm running Build 11082 with all the latest updates.
I have 5 computers and 4 are running Windows 10. The machine I use as the main one I upgraded from Windows 7 ULT to Win 10 and have had little trouble but, my number 2 machine I added the insider preview 5 builds ago and since then, when trying to...
I'd like to make a recovery drive for my Win 10 PC. But when I click "Create Recovery Drive I get an error message that reads "files are missing." This is an "upgrade" Win 10 system from Win 7 Ult 64bit, not quite 1 month old so I don't see how...
I've got two machines, a desktop and a Laptop, both running Windows 10. I am wondering if I can create a single bootable USB recovery drive adequate for restoring both systems. Or do I need to make TWO USB drives for that purpose.