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When I need to preserve creation time, I create an archive using WinRAR, Compression method Store (for speed), Time - Store creation time, Files - Store relative paths. Then I extract the archive to the new location.


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You are so close, yet so far... Provided that your data occupies less than half the hard drive in exFAT-formatted partition, but you want to convert it to NTFS: Backup your original data in case something goes wrong. Don't have a backup? Then you should not be even using a large-capacity drive to begin with... As it is THE EASIEST way to destroy Terabytes ...


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I posit the problem is using rsync - its likely doing a lot of reads to work out its position and only send diffs - ie its not the correct tool for the job. You may be able to solve this using (gnu) ddrescue - this makes a "status" file allowing you to resume broken copies. Its designed for moving block devices but should work just fine here as ...


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I know this is an old thread but old systems is what I do. I am releasing an open source project at https://github.com/DHorse2/TaylorDo and all are welcome to use this MyDefrag library or contribute to it. The MFT movement and defragging are done on the system running normally. They are however a few $xxx and system files that if you move them the feature ...


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In windows, files can NOT have character < or > in the file name, and so no file can include "<SYMLINKD>" in the file name. The proper way to search for symbolic links only is to specify "<SYMLINKD>" in the find option. dir /AL /S C:\ | find "<SYMLINKD>" Same goes for junction points: dir /AL /S C:\ | ...


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I have figured it out: Turns out the issue is the GPO "System cryptography: Use FIPS compliant algorithms for encryption, hashing, and signing". Normally there's a red warning banner up at the top of the Password entry box for the drive decryption. This did not display when I was initially interacting with the drive. It was not until I took it ...


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As of 5.15 Linux can be installed on NTFS (though it may break at any minute), and even alongside Windows. Do not try this unless you're familiar with both Linux and Windows.


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exFAT does not support user permissions, so the uid and gid are whatever you specify in the mount command. When mounted from fstab with the auto option, the device gets automatically mounted with root-permissions. The Proper options for exfat are described in the mount.exfat manpage. An /etc/fstab entry could be similar to: /dev/sdb1 /media/maria/Lexfat ...


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