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Basically, I have a Remote Server ( we'll Call it 'Server' ) running windows 7, and all it does is Share out 4 Hard drives to 2 streaming devices and my main computers. when i want to move files on the server i remote desktop in and move things there because moving them remotely seams like it wants to copy the files to the client and then back to the new location. is this my imagination or is there a way to speed it up? ( even when moving on the same hard drive, 1 or 2 gigabytes of stuff takes For Ever. )

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Do you move between volumes on the same harddrive, or on the same volume? (e.g. if you have one drive which has two NTFS volumes labeled C: and D:, then moving a file from C: to D: involves making a copy and deleting the original. If you stay within the same volume (cq drive letter) then it should be very fast because it just adjusts an index. -- Note that a copy to another volume on the same physical drive is probably the worst case scenario. Doing a copy to another drive should be a lot faster (due to less head moves). –  Hennes Nov 13 '12 at 19:28
    
That it. thanks! I'll re-organize them so they are on the same volume too. –  Vahn Nov 14 '12 at 20:49

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