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Old 05-14-06, 07:58 AM
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Compare two CD's?

I have burned several copies of CD's with digital camera pictures from a family reunion and want to make sure the disks are all the same.

There used to be a utility in Windows for floppies that would let you compare two disks to make sure they were identical. I can't find that feature in Windows, but is there another program that will accomplish this simple task with CD's? The freer the better! ;-)

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Do a google search for Foldermatch. It is not free, but there is a free trial. I'm not sure what the limitations are.
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Try the DOS utility "fc".

Open a DOS window and type "fc /?" to get help on it.
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Another option is to use an SFV file on disk to make sure everything is OK. This will check each individual file to make sure it's good to go and can even tell you if individual files are corrupt. The program is extremely easy to use.

Right-click on files to create an SFV file for those files. Double-click on an SFV file to check the files. A window comes up with list of OK and NOT OK files.

Also, it's free.


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