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Can't copy file - 3/17/2012 12:08:33 PM   
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I'm going to be moving to another country soon, and will probably need a new computer. I have started making backups of many of my documents and files to an external hard drive, including some of the games I want to keep. I could copy without a problem the return of the shakturi and the DW setup release 1060 as well as the DW-L-1076 update files, but I cannot copy the DW-Legends 1700 file, it tells me I have an "E/A" error. I am computer illiterate and do not know what that means. Can anyone give me a tip? Thank you.
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RE: Can't copy file - 3/18/2012 1:01:43 AM   
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Can't you just download all the missing files again from Matrix?

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RE: Can't copy file - 3/18/2012 10:13:56 AM   
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I suppose so. I havent tried. I have no idea what my internet connection is going to be. Just thought maybe I was doing something wrong.

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RE: Can't copy file - 3/18/2012 3:47:16 PM   
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I'm not sure what an "E/A" error is (non-English OS?), but I'd guess it's an I/O error.

Check the original - can you open it?
Check the destination media - can you copy any other file to it (eg: a movie)? If not, then you may have a problem with your new external HDD.

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RE: Can't copy file - 3/18/2012 8:43:05 PM   
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Thank you.
Yes, it is Windows 7 Home Premium, and everything is in German.
I was able to move my other DW files over to the destination without problem!

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RE: Can't copy file - 3/21/2012 3:42:44 AM   
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If the only missing file is the Legends add-on, then perhaps you might try to contact customer support or "members area administrator", asking them for a download link for the file.

http://www.matrixgames.com/corporate/contact.asp

They should be willing to give you a link.

It sounds like that specific file is corrupted. On modern HDDs, it's usually a sign that your HDD is about to give up the ghost. Probably best to burn all the files you need for DW onto a DVD and stick it onto your shelf for safe keeping, since your old HDD doesn't sound like it's very reliable.

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