Swapping and storing files between your computer and removable drive can become confusing; say for instance you update an image on another machine and you want transfer the file back to your machine. The filename wouldn’t have changed, although the file may have been edited. How would you know which file is the one you want to keep or discard? You could manually check the date modified, but then you might copy across the wrong file or overwrite the new file with the old revision.
SyncToy v2.0 Beta is an official tool from Microsoft, that enables you to move and copy files to and from external devices or even another location on a network. It will synchronise folders so that it can tell if documents have been edited or altered by checking the time and date a particular document was saved.
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