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Copy Files to a Folder

R-Drive Image can copy individual files to a specified folder. Such copy is differential, that is, R-Drive Image compares files in the source and target folders and copies only those files that are new or have been altered.

To create an image:

1 Click Create image from files on the Action Selection panel

R-Drive Image will start analyzing the computer disk configuration.

2 Select files you want to include into the Differential copy on the Select files for new image panel and click the Next button
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Select files for new image panel

You may search for individual files , use filters , or the Batch mode if you want to include all files of several patterns. Such patterns may include multiple file names, masks, and paths.

3 Select a folder to copy files to on the Select destination of new image panel, switch image file format to Differential copy to folder, and click the Next button
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Select the destination for the new image panel

You may select any place including connected network drives, supported CD and DVD Recorders , or any other devices with removable storage. Several cloud services are also supported.

Copied files can be replicated , that is, their copies may be saved to one or other different locations.

Click the Options button to specify additional options and parameters, if necessary.
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Copy options panel

Copy options


Notifications Options panel

Click to expand/collapse Notifications options


Backup Options panel

Click to expand/collapse Backup Options

See Creating consistent point-in-time backups for more details.

4 Verify that the information on the Processing panel is correct and click the Start button

You may also create a script for this action. Click the Script to Clipboard button and paste the script to any text-processing utility.

> R-Drive Image will start creating the image file(s)

The Progress bar will show the progress of the current operation and overall process. When the image is created, the Image created successfully. message will appear.

When the operation is over, you may see the results of the operation by clicking the Open logs button .