Storage forum

General discussion

Possible ? or Not.

Hi, i often transfer alot using a USB drive from work to home, and i find it very tedious everytime i need to open up the directory and copy/paste over.

I would just like to ask, if it's possible to get a program, or set my USB drive (SanDisk) in a way so that everytime i plug it into the USB port, it auto copy/paste the directory i desire.

For example, i only transfer files in the directory "C:\Documents and Settings\Bob\My Files". And when i plug the USB into the port, it will start copy/paste the files in that directory automatically, doesn't matter if it overwrites.

Thanks alot in advance.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Possible ? or Not.
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Possible ? or Not.
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
It's possible...

In reply to: Possible ? or Not.

Link explaining how for some USB drives an autorun functionality can be put in. Once you have that then you could just make a batch file to do the copying once it is plugged in.

Regards,
JB
Collapse -
sorry i am still new to computers

In reply to: It's possible...

would you mind explaining how to make a batch file?

Collapse -
Link for learning about that...

In reply to: sorry i am still new to computers

Link to learn about Batch files.

Regards,
JB

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

SMART HOME

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight

A few seconds are all you need to get a better night's rest.