Windows 10: Robocopy Odd behaviour

Discus and support Robocopy Odd behaviour in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I had to replace a drive and once done, I made a backup or the entire drive using robocopy with this command: robocopy "D:" "L:\Drive_D" /R:10 /W:30... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Devon Nullman, Mar 23, 2020.

  1. Robocopy Odd behaviour

    I had to replace a drive and once done, I made a backup or the entire drive using robocopy with this command:
    robocopy "D:" "L:\Drive_D" /R:10 /W:30 /NS /NC /NDL /E /MOT:5 /MT:8 /XD "D:\$RECYCLE.BIN" "D:\System Volume Information"
    Took a while, the destination drive was an empty portable 2TB WD Elements drive and I mistakenly used a crappy USB cable and there are many small Visual Studio files, when it finished I got this as the result (wishing I knew how to align columns, so here's an image)

    Robocopy Odd behaviour [​IMG]

    I then used Windows to get the stats on the drive and the destination folder

    D: (source) 204560 files. 30863 folders, 167 GB 180,242,440,229L:\Drive_D (destn, was blank and folder was created just before backup) 204560 files, 30860 folders, 210 GB 225,870,392,297

    Doesn't make sense to me why the backup copy is significantly larger. Any ideas ?
    Win10 x64 build1909 8GB ram Q9550

    Devon Nullman, Mar 23, 2020
  2. dma02 Win User

    N96 Odd rotate Behaviour

    I've stopped using the carrying case for a few days and I stopped getting that odd behaviour so I was sure it was the case. I'll go look for a better one this time.

    thanks for replies.
    dma02, Mar 23, 2020
  3. Odd software behaviour Lumia 720

    I'm the proud owner of a Lumia 720 since July. I'm facing some odd software behaviour recently though. Without notice or any pattern, the current app changes to another one, sometimes four or five times while my phone vibrates like mad. It happens two, or
    three times a week, and there's no significant pattern but this weird "phone on speed" behaviour always ends in the Bing app. I thought rebooting was the answer but it doesn't. Does someone has any clue?
    Pantone---01, Mar 23, 2020
  4. Jack4_335 Win User

    Robocopy Odd behaviour

    External hard drive ununsual behaviour

    Thank you for getting back so quickly. Unfortunately it displayed the same behaviour any more suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
    Jack4_335, Mar 23, 2020

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