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External Harddrives

How would I go about transferring the files on my 2 GB Fantom drive to my 4 GB Ultra Book without actually going through the computer? Is it possible to wire them to each other and then transfer information directly? If so, how would I go about it please? Thank you kindly for your help!

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So far no.

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Such a move requires a computer, even a small one.

I also want to note you should not "transfer" but copy. This way your files are copies in case the Ultra Book develops a fault. Many folk have one last copy and transfer (move) the files then discover the move failed. If they had copied, they would have a second chance.

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No

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The hdd's are dumb they have no idea what you want to do.
You need some device in the middle that says read from this hdd and write to that hdd.

Do note the difference between move and copy as has been mentioned.

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No, but why would you want to?

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Despite the fact that it's not possible, why would you want to? I'm intrigued.

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Maybe you can use your Smartphone

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If you own an Android tablet or smartphone that is OTG capable, you could purchase an OTG hub [with at least 2 USB ports on it] and use your phones file manager capabilities to copy the files from 1 USB disc drive to the other USB drive while they are both plugged into the HUB.. It would be painfully slow, but should work. I use OTG to move files around at times as well as use an external keyboard.

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