How to Use Windows 8's File-copy Featurer

How to Use Windows 8's File-copy Feature?

2013-07-26 10:20:36 / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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Even though many users may be disappointed by Windows 8 system, it really contains benefits. Windows 8 really displays an opportunity to make some improvements in the experience of high-volume copying, in dealing with file name collisions, and in assuring the successful completion of copy jobs.

Changes of Windows 8's File-copy

Let's say you're moving a bunch of stuff to an external hard drive. As usual, the process goes: drag, drop, and wait. The initial good news is that you'll be waiting less: Windows 8 is generally faster at copying files.

Microsoft's Windows 8 product manager, Alex Simons said: "For Windows 8, we want to make sure that using these core file management commands, which we collectively refer to as ‘copy jobs', is a great experience". He also revealed the changes in Windows 8's file-copy:

  • 1. One place to manage all copy jobs: Create one unified experience for managing and monitoring ongoing copy operations.

  • 2. Clear and concise: Remove distractions and give people the key information they need.

  • 3. Use in control: Put people in control of their copy operations.

Features of Windows 8's File-copy

  • 1. Single dialog displayed

    Microsoft has consolidated the copy user experience. You can review and control all the Explorer copy jobs currently executing in one combined UI. That is, Windows 8 will display all copy jobs in a single dialog instead of multiple ones. Microsoft has also added the ability to pause and resume copy jobs and cancel them. The third improvement sees Microsoft has add a detailed view with a real-time throughout graph.

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  • 2. Accurate time remaining

    Microsoft has made efforts to improve the accuracy of the estimated time remaining. Simon said: "We focused on presenting the information we were confident about in a useful and compelling way. This makes the most reliable information we have available to you so you can make more informed decisions."

  • 3. New interface showing all the source files

    Microsoft has altered the user interface to show all the source files on the left hand side of the conflict dialog and the target location on the right. If you need to know even more about the conflicting files, you can hover over the thumbnail image to see the file path or double-click it to open it from here.

    how to use windows 8's file-copy feature

After having a full understanding of Windows 8's file-copy features, it can reduce a lot of troubles for you to use Windows 8 system. In addition, we can also recommend solutions for other Windows 8 problems, including forgetting Windows 8 password. Use Windows Password Recovery to crack it and login to your Windows 8 system easily.

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