I copied a a game to a partition on my external hard-drive. Then i tried to copy the game back to my PC. every file in the game folder except the ones with a ( .bin) extension were copies successfully. The ones with a .bin extension displayed a "can't read source from disk" error.

  1. I used tera copy, unstoppable copy and fast copy but they all didn't work.
  2. I used "chkdsk" to scan and fix the drive, but the ( .bin) files still don't copy.
  3. I used "xcopy" on cmd but i got a "data error - cyclic redundancy check" error

Is there any other way to successfully copy my files?

  • What was the purpose of the copy, @ebere? I'd strongly recommend you run the HDD's brand-specific diagnostic utility to determine its health and SMART status. It might also be a good idea to scan for any malware/viruses on your system as well as on the external drive. If any parameter is degrading, I'd strongly recommend you back up all important files from the external & consider reinstalling the game on your PC instead. You could also try to retrieve the missing game files using a third-party data recovery tool AT YOUR OWN RISK. Good luck! – SuperSoph_WD Dec 19 '16 at 10:31
  • I copied the files from another pc to my hardrive and i want to transfer to my pc to install the game – ebere Dec 19 '16 at 13:43
  • I see, @ebere! I'm afraid that this won't work. In order to make this game properly recognized or even loading from your PC, you need to genuinely install it from scratch. An already installed software cannot be copied elsewhere and on a completely different system. I'd advise you to consider clean installing this game on your PC, since transferring from another one won't work. Afterwards, make sure there's nothing else important on the external and Re-format it through Disk Management. Hopefully, that will fix the CRCE. Good luck! – SuperSoph_WD Dec 20 '16 at 8:40

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