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HD Duplicate utility [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I easily copy or clone a boot partition onto a new hard drive? I have two hard drives, one is empty and one is with data, and I want to clone one to other - 1:1 ...
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How can I get a file copied from one location to another location on the same server without the echo

Is it possible to copy a file from one location to another location on the same server without the file traveling from the server to the workstation and then back to the server. The scenario is the ...
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Windows Junction / Move File Issues

I am working on a computer where I am moving C:\Users\User to D:\Users\User and I am going to create a junction. All files moved successfully during the move except: My Pictures My Videos ...
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How do I queue multiple files for copying on a Mac?

When I copy multiple files on a Mac, the system tries to copy them all at the same time. The problem is two-fold. First of all, when you select multiple files and copy them, they all go into one ...
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What's the best way to perform a parallel copy on Unix?

I routinely have to copy the contents of a folder on a network file system to my local computer. There are many files (1000s) on the remote folder that are all relatively small but due to network ...
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Copying a software RAID 1 to a normal SATA II disk

I need to copy my software RAID 0 (GA-P55-UD5, intel controller) to a normal SATA II disk. I've tried Clonezilla but it won't recognize my RAID volume; just the single disks that are part of it. How ...
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How do I tell the computer not to copy unimportant information in Wikipedia?

How can I tell the computer not to copy unimportant information ? For example if I go to this page and copy the first paragraph, I'd get: Sentence spacing is the horizontal space between ...
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how to copy file if it is locked by another process

I have some strange behaviour in Windows 7, I can't copy my file or folder if they are locked (some process is using them) how can I disable this feature?
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Cloning Windows 7 partition

I've got Windows 7 installed and have got Acronis Disk Director. I'm wanting to copy the Windows 7 partition and then use a boot manager to allow me to boot from both Windows 7 copies. The worry I ...
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How to copy my Windows installation to new disk (with some conditions)

How can I copy my entire Windows 7 hard disk to another? The main point is to copy all files in the NTFS partition and their respective attributes/permissions. The caveats are: the source disk ...
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How to copy information from 1 .PST file to another

I have been using an Outlook Data file for a long time now and have many calendar events, tasks, notes, and contacts. I recently got an exchange account set up and would like to know if there is a way ...
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Is it OK to copy (not clone) a git repository using basic Unix commands?

I’m pretty new to using git and was wondering if it’s ok to copy a Git repository with common UNIX commands (like cp or tar/untag), rather than through git clone. I’m in the situation where I have ...
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Why does my flash drive speed slow down when copying?

After a few minutes of copying, it just gets slower and slower. Why? e.g. It starts with 20 MByte/sec, and when it finishes with it, it's @10 MByte/s. Various files, big, small, etc. UPDATE: ...
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OS X Lion doesn't copy some files between different folder

yesterday I installed my Lion, worked fine ! Today I downloaded few mp3 files from internet using Chrome, they went to the Downloads folder. The first problem is when I go to the folder, on the ...
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How can I copy files and only overwrite if filesize differs?

What I'm looking for is something that seamlessly works within the windows GUI, not a command-line utility like robocopy. I do lots of small copy/pastes of various files and I'd like windows to just ...
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How to copy directory into another preserving specific directory structure?

I would like to find the command that copy my eclipse options to another workspace: /home/me/myWorkspace/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.core.runtime/* There is only one directory ...
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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 ...