Does this flash drive make me look fat?

You need to copy a file to a USB flash drive, and you want to be absolutely sure that the file has been copied properly. Which copy option should you use to make sure the file is copied correctly?

A) copy /a

B) copy /c

C) copy /v

D) copy /y

E) Weigh the USB key after the copy is complete and make sure it’s a little bit heavier

The answer: C) copy /v

The /v option verifies that the file copied correctly by comparing the two files after the copy process is. This takes a bit longer to complete the copy process, but it ensures that the copy has been properly duplicated.

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