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Unable to Copy from E partition

I am stuck in weird issue. I moved my images from my phone to a folder in Windows 8's Partition E:/. Now i am trying to move back to my Phone/Flash Drive/Other Partition/Other Machine(via Sharing ...
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Windows 7 (home) - How to select text in hypertext links

I have seen many duplicate questions like this, this and on the Windows 7 Forums, but none of them have a satisfactory and perfect solution. Here's my problem: I was reading this article; in the ...
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Copy folder contents to current working directory

I'm looking to copy the contents of a network folder to the local working directory of a script. Ideally something like this: <copy_app.exe> \\Destination\Folder $CurrentDirectory ... except ...
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Copying Windows Installation to another HD

I have a new HD in my laptop and made a big mistake... i installed debian first and need windows also for some programms which will not run under wine or in VM, so i wanted to install windows now on ...
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Is there a way to make Windows (or Firefox at least) TYPE text that is copied? [closed]

I have to make changes to a graphing application. Part of these changes involves searching for a specific server in a dropdown menu that has over 900 entries. Firefox allows you to start typing in ...
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copy link only in command window (Windows command prompt)

I would like to copy a file as a linmk to a diffferent directory is it possible in the command window to do that?
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Is it possible copy text from vim to a system buffer?

I want to copy text from vim, eg. by selecting in visual mode, then ctrl+insert and I'd like to have the copied text in system buffer, so I can paste it anywhere I like with eg ctrl+v. Is it possible ...
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Can I copy files automatically from a hard-drive when it is inserted?

Is there a way to start coping all the files from a external hard-drive to another external hard-drive automatically when it's inserted? I don't know the drive letter of both drives before. Is this ...
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How is it possible that a 4.5gb DVD claims 415gb of contents?

I am copying a 4.7 GB dvd contents into my local drive but the total size of DVD is being shown as 415 GB!. How is that possible? Because of which it is showing less space (as my drive is of 150 GB) ...
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Excel 2003 “SHIFT+Copy” functionality - where is it in 2010?

i use the 2003 "SHIFT+Copy" function very frequently - eg every monthly. I have thus far been unable to find it anywhere in 2010 and have spent about 10 minutes searching MS on line. Does anyone ...
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Debian: rsync and cp is corrupting contents of CSV files

I have a weird problem. I wrote a script that scans a directory on a samba share (a OpenSUSE server on the LAN) and uses cp to copy certain CSV files to the local Debian server web root at /var/www. ...
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How do you create a working Hard Link in OSX?

Ok, this has me banging my head. In OS X, to create a hard link, in a terminal window, you're supposed to be able to just type this... ln a.txt b.txt ...and this should create a hard link from ...
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How to copy from 1 computer to another computer with Linux shell commands?

I want to copy a file (home/remote_computer_user/Desktop/test1.txt) from my remote office computer (a permanent URL + open port) to my home computer (home/home_computer_user/Downloads/). How can I do ...
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How can I recursively copy files by file extension, preserving directory structure?

At the Linux command line, I'd like to copy a (very large) set of .txt files from one directory (and its subdirectories) to another. I need the directory structure to stay intact, and I need to ...
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Using NTFS hard links to combine full/differential backups

Short: Is it possible to (robo)copy a directory tree using hard links instead of physical copy? I want to make a daily backup of my data files, every day in it's own directory. Now most files don't ...
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Can I copy the Macintosh HD to migrate my data to a new Mac?

I want to get a new Mac. Can I simply dd a disk image from my older mac's hdd to the new Mac with a bigger HDD (this will be further partitioned, but the old osx drive will fit within one OS X-style ...
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Transfer iTunes from PC to Mac?

I've just switched to Mac. Everything was running smoothly so far. Now I need to copy my iTunes library (+6,000 songs and videos) from my old windows computer to my new Mac. I've heard it can be done ...
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How to copy file into an incrementally numbered dir?

For instance, if there is dir 3: mkdir 4; cp file 4 The dir could also be called 3 other text. Still no text needs to be in mkdir 4 besides the incremented number. The highest number needs to be ...
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hp7410 mfd prints from computer ok, but no black when copying

I have a hp 7410 multi function device used. When I print from the computer all colors and black comes out fine. But when I copy both from the glass and auto feeder anything in black does not print. ...
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Copy Folders from one Unix server to another?

I would like to copy a folder from one Unix server to another Unix server. Can anyone tell me if there is a method or command to to achieve this?
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Copying all files from multiple folders to a single folder

I have about 65000 files in 3000 folders in c:\foo\root (ie, c:\foo\root\folder1, c:\foo\root\folder2 etc). I want to copy all of those files to a single folder c:\All\. I've tried Robocopy but it ...
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command line remove read only flag on all subfolder entries or overwrite read only files with robocopy

I need one of two things to work: I use robocopy to copy all sub-files and sub-folders from one folder to another, and the destination contains older files + files not in the source, and I need the ...
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How to copy automatically my files to another location after a commit using Tortoise SVN?

I am using Windows7 with Tortoise SVN. I have a folder which is pointing to a path under Subversion (http://svn.belux.conseur.org/svn/repository/blabla/...). I would like to have a script or a way ...
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How can I prevent file copy in my usb stick?

I want to prevent other users of copying my files from my usb stick. Is there any method to do that?
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Merge 3 ISO file segments into 1 complete ISO file

I need to merge 3 ISO files from Dell website and they state the following: Download all ISO file segments into an empty subdirectory on your local hard drive. After you have downloaded all ...
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Transferring files from laptop to external hard drive

I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium SP2, and when moving extra long favorites from an internal 500GB hard drive to an external USB-connected MyBook 2TB hard drive, I get a file copy operation ...
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Copying files from ubuntu linux to windows xp

I am a user and i am accessing linux through putty and i wrote somany programs in unix using putty and gedit but now i need to copy all files into windows. how to copy directory(linux) to ...
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How can I disable Windows Vista / 7 Explorer's “auto sort” after file copying?

One of the things that really annoys me in Windows Vista / Windows 7 is the new "auto sort" feature. In Windows XP, whenever you copy a bunch of files to a folder, they are all placed at the end of ...
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How to copy GNU/Linux installation from a smaller partition to a bigger partition?

I got a new hard disk for my laptop and I want to move my Gentoo installation from old HDD to new. Most simple guides recommend use of dd to copy the whole partition byte by byte. I'm moving to ...
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How do I copy data in LInux in chunks and with timed breaks?

I have a hard drive with a bad PCB board. It stays on when not under heavy load and it will restart if I copy too much data off it. So far I have had good luck doing folders under 500 MB in size if I ...
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Prompt for credentials in a batch script

I am trying to perform a network copy of files via a batch script. However, as usual there are some networks where the 'copy' command fails saying 'Bad username or password'. And when I try using ...
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Extension to auto copy URL

If I want to copy URL of current web page i have select the address from address bar and press "Ctrl + C". But is there any way, if no text is selected on a web page, when I press "Ctrl + C", it will ...
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How can I copy a DVD to another DVD using a single DVD drive?

I need to copy a DVD to another DVD, but I have only a single DVD drive. How can I accomplish this? I tried copying files to the desktop and then to another DVD. It didn't work out.
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How to copy partition from one disc to another (boot partition keeping all the vital data)?

I have bought a new laptop but the HDD, which runs at 5400 rpm, is not sufficient for me. The laptop runs Windows 7 64-bit. I have my 'old' one (a better one - Seagate Momentus 7200 rpm) and I would ...
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Copy from remote server to my laptop via ssh

I am on centos server (via SSH) and I don't want to open file manager to copy dump file. What comand whould I use (scp or what) to copy that file from remote server directly to my comp. like cp ...
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How do I copy files in Jolicloud from one drive to another

I'm running Jolicloud 1.2 from a USB stick. I clicked the "run but don't install option" at the start up menu and then i created an account. It says I am logged in as guest mode. How can I copy ...
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Copy files in use available from over a network

How can I copy files that are in use, and that are available over a network? I am trying to copy some data files, but it always says that it cannot be copied because the file is in use. I am using ...
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Copy hiberfil.sys/pagefile.sys on a live system

Is it possible to copy hibernation or paging file on a live system? I tried to use Hobocopy.exe like this: hobocopy.exe c:\ c:\temp hiberfil.sys but it does not work. Using the same hobocopy and the ...
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Copying large number of files in windows

I am facing problem in copying a large number of file 18 lakh (18,000,000) files from my personal hardisk to another hardisk each file is very small and size of folder is around 3.95 GB copying files ...
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Adding trec format tags to thousands of file

I need to add tags like text of file in thousand of files in a directory and I tried it using cat and outputing it to a stream of file using for file in * do cat ../gau > temp; //gau contain ...
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pscp copy file remotely from Windows to Linux

I need to copy file from my Windows XP system to remote Linux system. Win location : c:\1.txt LInux location:/tmp What should be the command? EDITED: pscp is recognized and OK on my PC.I CAN ...
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Rate of Copying a Large File to a USB drive decreases as file size increases

I am using a 1.5TB Seagate USB Drive, formatted with NTFS, attached to a Linux Computer. I am copying a 70GB File to the drive. I have noticed that the file size of the copy has started increasing ...
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How to copy lots of files between two computers, without network?

I want to copy around 50Gb of files from my desktop to my work laptop. For some reason, the laptop won't connect to my home network. I haven't had any luck with a direct ethernet connection either, ...
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How to copy/paste properly in Mac OS X?

For some reason when I copy a file from one folder and paste to a target folder (highlighted) it pastes the file several levels up, instead of in the target folder. I then have search up or down for ...
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How to take a snapshot of a directory on Linux as it was at a particular point in time?

I have a directory containing a lot of result log files (directory size ~ 4GB), and a set of processes running that keep on writing to these files. To be able to correctly analyze the results at a ...
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Transactional copy/paste? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Intelligent file copy/move software ? Does anyone know of a utility / Windows hack that would do all copy and move operations in NTFS transactions? I hate it when I ...
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How can I get command prompt to merge my files in name order?

I'm using the copy command in command prompt to merge all the files in a directory, for a number of directories. The problem is, I need to edit the first file in each directory before I merge. This ...
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Preserving file extension in WinHTTrack

I seem unable to find the option to preserve file extensions when copying a site using WinHTTrack (i.e. index.aspx is renamed to index.html). Is this possible? Google turns up nothing.
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Resume interrupted file copy Mac OS X

My laptop froze up in the middle of a (large) file copy from my desktop (over a simple LAN). The copy operation was about 2/3 complete when this happened and I was just wondering how (if at all) I can ...
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Ways of file copy

I sometimes found that when using simple right-click and copy-and-paste, some files/directories are not copied completely or not at all, because of various reasons, such as some saved webpage ...