How to Secretly Copy Files from USB to Computer?

Posted by @Eileen

November 27, 2018

If you want to secretly copy files from USB to computer, you can refer to this article and learn how to achieve this goal with the best backup software.

The case

Hi! Is there any way to copy all files from an USB drive without any "prompt"? So you just plug it in and then all will be copied. Why I need it? I have a lot of USB drives and sometimes I use to erase them without knowing what there's in. So, any software/script that automatically makes a copy of plugged in USB?

The benefits of secretly copying files from USB to computer

USB (Universal Serial Bus), a special external hard drive, is used to help users transfer data from one computer to another computer. Various USB brands like Kingston, SanDisk and Samsung are praised by a lot of users. Most USB drives weigh less than 30g. Thus, USB is easy to carry.

Although USB brings convenience to users, it’s easy to lose for its small size. To prevent data from being lost, most users choose to backup files from USB to computer. Copying files manually brings a lot of inconvenience to people. Therefore, more and more people want to find an easy way to secretly copy files from USB to computer.

That’s to say, you can auto copy files from USB to computer when your USB drive plugged in. Automatic backup has many merits. There are two main aspects.

  • Save time and energy. Once the automatic backup is set successfully, you don't have to manually backup your files each time. All you need to do is to plug in USB.

  • Protect your confidential files. You don't want your confidential files to be viewed by others during the copying process because they are very important.

The best backup software for secretly copying USB in Windows 10/8/7

AOMEI Backupper Professional is a professional backup software that allows you to auto copy USB to PC. You can create scheduled tasks with the help of Schedule setting. For schedule setting, you can choose daily, weekly, monthly, event triggers, USB plug in or real-time sync. Your backup work can be more efficient with these features.

What’s more, other useful features like backing up disk, syncing files, restoring deleted files, cloning files are also available in this powerful software. With these features you don't have to worry about the security of your personal data anymore!

By the way, this software supports various operating systems like Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and XP. Want to secretly copy USB to computer? Here is a quick guide for your reference.

Detailed steps of secretly copying files from USB to computer

Before backing up files from USB, you need to check the validity of your USB. If you want the backup task to be recognized easily later, you can assign drive letter to your USB.

Step 1. Download, install and launch this software. Click Backup from the left side. Then click File Backup.

File Backup

Step 2. The Task Name can be changed by your needs. Click Add File in Step 1 to select your files (Files 1) from USB.

Add File

Step 3. Select the destination path (E:\) in Step 2.

Destination Path

Step 4. To auto copy USB, you need to do one more step. Click Schedule from the bottom of the page. Select USB plug in under General tab. You can choose Run one time everyday. Then click OK. Finally, you can click Start Backup.

Start Backup

Notes:

  • If you want to distinguish your files from others easily, you can write a comment for your current operation by clicking Backup Options in step 4.

  • If you only want to copy changes, you can make an Incremental Backup or a Differential Backup. Please go Schedule > Advanced > OK.

  • Scheme means to delete older backups automatically.

Conclusion

Simple interface and easy steps make your backup effortless. You can secretly copy files from USB to computer with the help of AOMEI Backupper Professional. It is worth mentioning that the backup process won’t interrupt your work. You can do your work without any concern.

If you want to backup files to cloud or backup specific folders, this software can help you achieve these goals easily.