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I was cutting and pasting a backup image from one location to another and had a power cut. Does this effect the integrity of the original file in any way?

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It shouldn't. Deletion is afterwards copying.

But, did the power come back on ? Is the original file still there ? Why not check for yourself ?

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Hi, yes the power came back 2 mins later. The file is still in the original source location and same size (so copying all of it again). I could test this with a small installer app but didn't think of this till after. –  dotnetdev Mar 6 '10 at 13:18
    
If it is like you say, I don't think there is any need for that. Just copy it again, and keep on moving ... :-) –  ldigas Mar 6 '10 at 13:20
    
@dotnetdev there's a command "fc"just do fc file1 file2 and that will compare the files, but it looks fine. and should be fine anyway. –  barlop Jul 19 '11 at 6:15
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