1.    11 Mar 2016 #1
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    Not a problem. Just a question.


    If I created a shortcut on desktop and later decided to Drag/Drop it to a folder in my ext. hdd, I would get a message asking for confirmation..............................
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    What's wrong without its properties ?
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  2.    11 Mar 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    If I created a shortcut on desktop and later decided to Drag/Drop it to a folder in my ext. hdd, I would get a message asking for confirmation..............................
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    What's wrong without its properties ?
    From what I could find out, this seems to mean it won't copy any "permissions" in the properties of that file. Don't think its a big deal. Also found out if you try the Copy command instead of dragging it, you might not get that error msg. I have never run into that error msg before, but, I don't use Drag N Drop ....hope this helps you David.
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  3.    11 Mar 2016 #3
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    I tried Copy/Paste and Copy To.
    Result : same message.

    It does not stop me from using it from my ext. hdd. So, it is not a problem.
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  4.    11 Mar 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    I tried Copy/Paste and Copy To.
    Result : same message.
    Ok is the external drive formatted the same as your internal drive?? This problem can happen if your trying to copy from a NTFS style to a Fat32 style. But, I believe that's its only the Permissions in the property of that file that are removed.
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  5.    11 Mar 2016 #5
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    My ext hdd is in Fat32.
    But the shortcut is merely a copy of an answer from a forum.

    Correction : My ext hdd is in NTFS
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