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camner 12-29-2008 11:44 PM

"device copy"
 
I was perusing the ProSoft website and reading about Drive Genius (I'm considering it as a way to repartition "on the fly") and they claim to use a "device copy" method that differs from "file by file" copying.

I'm curious...does SD! do "device copying" (which I think I understand is a bit by bit copy") or "file by file" copying...and what are the advantages, if any, of one method over the other?

dnanian 12-30-2008 07:20 AM

No. We copy file-by-file, which allows us to do Smart Update and other kinds of intellegent selection and exclusion, we won't copy directory corruption, etc.


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