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ollieogg
29-04-2012, 02:08 PM
Hi all, I'm trying
to copy from a 2Tb drive to another which is identical. The computer will not allow both devices to be connected at the same time it gives me an error sayi g that it can't be done. Iw no have to copy to my desktop disconnect 1 drive, reconnect the othe and copy omN to this. Surely there must be an easier way? Thank you fo any/all help :)

Speedy Gonzales
29-04-2012, 02:22 PM
Are you running in RAID ?? Maybe it's complaining that youre not. What version of windows is it? And what does it say / the error? Or is that it. It just says it cant be done?

stratex5
29-04-2012, 02:29 PM
Why would you need RAID

Speedy Gonzales
29-04-2012, 02:31 PM
You may not need it but it may need it. So it'll work. We wont know why its not working until we find out what the error is saying. We cant do much, if all it says is it cant be done

ChazTheGeek
29-04-2012, 02:31 PM
Don't ask that.

Paul.Cov
29-04-2012, 05:49 PM
Perhaps they've both been pre-assigned the same drive letters... depending on the OS.