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Backup DVD to External Harddrive on Mac

I used to use DVD Decrypter, and now very rarely use DVD Shrink. DVD Decrypter is my favourite of the two. However, DVD Decrypter is now woefully out of date, and I own a Macbook Pro now anyway. ...
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How to create a bat file to create folder on share and copy specific folders contents of all user profiles

I am trying to create a batch file to create a network folder based on computer name and then copy the desktop, My Documents, Favorites from each profile to that share. So destination should be ...
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How to preserve directory structure, dates and attributes when copying dir trees in Windows on FATxx volumes?

Is there a tool (sync, backup or copy like) that can do for directory trees on a FATxx partition what an utility like Norton Ghost does for whole volumes? A tool that, while copying directory trees, ...
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Command-line sort and copy text files to one single file renders an error

I stumbled on question 217394 which explains how to copy files sorted alphabetically into one single file. Trying to implement the command myself rendered the following error message: The system ...
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How to copy only small files

I am using Windows. I have a folder with many subfolders. Inside are a lot of unorganized files. Some are a few KB's. Others a few GB's. I want to copy only those files smaller than 100mb. Is that ...
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Copy a picture in a scrolling flash window

I'm trying to copy pictures of a product (camera: Sony NEX-5N) Found here ► http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16830179468&Tpk=NEX5NK When clicking on the picture, a window pops ...
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Copying large files on the same disk - increasing the buffer

I'm on OS X, and I'm copying a large amount of data from one partition to another. Because of the nature of a magnetic disk, I feel this would go much faster if I can get 'cp' to use a huge buffer of ...
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Can I stop a netcat tar pipe and continue later without overriding existing files?

I'm trying to copy a lot of files from my NAS to my server, about 2TB. I found that using a netcat tar pipe to copy the directories goes pretty fast, about 40mb/s. It seems to work faster than rsync ...
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Why does Outlook crash when trying to copy over calendar events from Facebook?

Sometimes I have events in Facebook that I choose to export. I save the .ics file and then open it which launches Outlook. The event shows up as a lone event in a new calendar. When I open the event ...
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Copy & paste a cell along with its name in Excel

Is there a way to copy a cell that also has a "name", and paste it somewhere else so that the new cell also has the same "name"?
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Software to copy non-duplicate files from CD/DVD

I have several CDs/DVDs which have partially overlapping content (the overlapping files are identical, but have different names), and some of the files are on my hard disk. I need to get the ...
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Copy formula with changing references

Need your help because I am not sure of the correct formula to use (if ever there is one!) in Excel 2010. Say in column A, I have my figures (A1 to A1000). Suppose in column B I need to get the ...
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Linux Copy Files in Mount Location Very Slow

In RHEL 5.5 Linux, I have a Folder //ELG which is a Mount location on shared Directory //AMC [ type cifs (rw,mand)] Inside //ELG/X1/SMART001 there are 3 files of 200 MB size ...
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OSX - Recover original timestamp after command line copy

Is it possible to recover the original time stamp (date added, date modified) of files after copying them (command line, cp -r folder) The original files are gone.
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Pattern matching for directory path

Can I use pattern matching with the copy or move command? What I wanted to do is copy the file a.txt from D:\1\2\datehere\a.txt to another folder let us say D:\new. The problem is that the source ...
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Linux - How can I copy text by selecting it, and automatically send it to an application I choose?

I'm browsing the web searching for some information and copying some of them in kile for LaTeX editing. The way I do this is selecting with the mouse the text i'm interested in, move to the workspace ...
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Windows - Check if copy is in progress via command line

I was wondering, is there any way to know via the command line in windows if a copy is in progress? I'm writing a batch script to automatically shutdown all the computers on my network but we do ...
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How to troubleshoot an xcopy crash

I'm trying to copy a recording I made on Canon DC320 to my computer but I keep crashing with the message The parameter is invalid. I've done some troubleshooting using Process Monitor and xcopy and ...
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How can I copy cells in Excel 2007 and paste with formatting

I am wanting to be able to copy cells in a worksheet and paste them elsewhere in the same worksheet while maintaining the original formatting. I also want to be able to paste into Word and Outlook ...
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USB flash drive unreadable after a few minutes on Windows 8

I recently got a new computer with Windows 8. I a have a number of large backup files I am moving from my old PC to my new one. I was able to successfully copy the files to a couple 16 GB flash ...
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MSDOS - computer crashed, how to copy my whole drive?

I got a BSOD on my Windows7 laptop. No options to boot in safe mode and a newbie. How do I copy my whole drive to an external hdd in MSDOS I have attempted xcopy D:\*.* G:\ /s. thinking that this ...
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Files missing after copying from one sdcard to another using Ubuntu 12.04

I have two Kingston sdcards 8GB and 32GB. The 8GB for HTC Sensation and 32GB for my Tablet (Chinese). I soon ran out of space on my phone and decided to swap the data between the sdcards. I copied the ...
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backup MS office CD

I have a legal CD of MS office 2007, I try make a backup copy CD of this. In mac, with Disco, the burner say me, this CD are encryption. In linux, with brasero, read and read many minutes but don't ...
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Does Windows 7 have limitations on search/copy functions?

When you're trying to search and copy multiple files within Windows 7, is there any type of limitations that I should be worried about? When I say that, I mean things like memory, processor, etc... ...
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Copying from WHS 2011 backup very slow

I'm setting up a new computer to replace one of my old ones, and part of doing so is extracting my Home folder from a backup I made just before wiping the old one. However, copying from the mounted ...
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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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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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What program/app is renaming files with “yyyy-mm-dd hh.mm.ss” as the filename?

My pictures folder has a bunch of renamed pictures and movies, with many duplicates all the sudden. All the renamed files are named with this date/time format: yyyy-mm-dd hh.mm.ss. Original files ...
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Microsoft Excel Copy one row to another worksheet if cell contains specific data

I have never written a macro in excel before. I am trying to organize my PTAs spirit wear orders for ease of placing the order. I have entered all orders into a master worksheet titled "spirit wear". ...
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Windows 8 hides / data copied from a Windows 7 computer. Or am I losing my mind?

I've had this happen two different times: 1) I backed up a client's hard drive to my large backup drive. 2) I do initial Windows 8 setup on new Laptop. 3) I pull the hard drive from the Windows 8 ...
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Copied C drive contents to external HDD, half of the content is not there, but content size says otherwise

I copied my C drive onto an external HDD. The folder which holds this shows that it has about 20GB of data. However, when I open the folder, and check the sum of all contents, it only adds up to about ...
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Cant copy source code from pdf files in ubuntu

How to copy source code from pdf files in ubuntu. No tabs are copied at the beginning of lines. I have tried many pdf viewers: evince, Adobe Reader, xpdf. Is there any solution for it ?
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How can I copy files recursively without overwriting the directories

On linux, let's say I have some files like this: dir1/file1 dir2/file2 and I want to copy them to a destination that already have dir1 and dir2 and looks like: dir1/file1 dir1/file1a dir2/file2 ...
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ZIP and copy backup from Windows server to Unix

I have a Windows application server which is working on weblogic. Everyday backup is happening for the server itself – it is increasing the load on the server. I have an HP Unix server for backup ...
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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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Need to copy files from cdrom, to a mounted USB drive (TomTom) in Windows XP?

I would like to write a daemon/batch/script...that listens to the HAL for events and then launches a script once a usb device (TomTom gps) is plugged in. This script will be placed on the cdrom disk ...
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Synchronize email accounts

I'd Like to synchronize 2 email accounts. One empty and one with a bunch of emails. How do I do this without any loss? I know thunderbird lets you MOVE emails but it won't let you COPY them, IF I ...
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How can I un-concatenate a bunch of files?

I accidentally made a backup of folder using "copy folder folder_backup" and got a file called folder_backup. It contains all the bits of the folder. And I accidentally deleted the folder. How do I ...
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Copy in use files with security Permissions

Is there a free Windows utility that will let me copy folders and sub folder contents with their NTFS security permissions and let me copy in use files?
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How to prevent file copy, restricted by file size?

I am the administrator of about 800 PC under Windows XP/7 with Active Directory. To limit the exchange of Divx, I'm looking for a software which prevents the copy of all file of more than 400 MB. ...
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Copy only files that don't exist regardless of file name?

My dropbox account apparently renames all auto uploaded images. I'm about to clear my phone and I would like to verify that all images are in the dropbox folder before deleting them. If they had their ...
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Cannot Copy Pictures w/ text or w/o from web pages anymore word in office starter 2010

This is something new. I had been able to copy text and pictures from websites into a microsoft word office starter 2010. I have gone into advanced settings to no avail. I have verified that under ...
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Windows xp/ Windows 7 copy command behavior

We have a folder to which a lot of people copy files. Instead of over writing the existing file on the folder, I would like to rename the original file first, and then copy the new file. Example: ...
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Ctrl+C does not work in chrome, but works outside of it

I could not use Ctrl+C to copy texts in Google Chrome from some days ago. But I can do it outside of Chrome. What's the matter ? It happened after installing an extension. I removed it, but the ...
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How to copy and paste a Windows Media Player 12 playlist tracks to another location

I'm using Windows Media Player 12 and really like it. I have many playlists and I want to copy the music inside to another place on my hard drive. "Open file location" menu of these tracks is not a ...
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Copying files using PuTTy (not PSCP or anything else, just PuTTy)

I read bazillion questions on similar topic but they always mean "PSCP" when saying "PuTTy". The thing is I am in an environment where I am not allowed to use anything else than either PuTTy or ...
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Copy contents of a folder, but none of its subfolders?

I'm using the explorer bar (the bar to the left of the main folder/files section in an explorer window) to show folders. I don't have access to open any of the folders, themselves (at least none on ...
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decrypting a dvd and testing that it is decrypted and playing it locally with its menu?

I have a DVD , it may be decrypted. How do I get it to hard drive decrypt it and see if it is decrypted? I have got it to hard drive... I can get VOB files to play(does that mean it is not ...
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Windows can't read certain files I copy to my thecus N4100 NAS

I have a strange issue here. I copy some files to a Thecus N4100 NAS from Windows. I can read the files on Windows before I copy them, but then I cannot read them from the NAS anymore. That is to say ...
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Copying part of an image with GIMP (Mac) places the png logo on the clipboard instead?

Whenever I open a .png in GIMP and try to copy the current selection to the clipboard the png file icon image is inserted in the clipboard instead. Pasting does not seem to be a problem however. ...