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How can I copy a file on a network share using a different login with powershell or batch file?

I have a file in a shared location that I want to copy over to my local harddrive. However I will not be running as a user that has access to the share. So I want to be able to authenticate under a ...
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Verifying if two mirrored copies of disc are same or not?

I have two sets of discs which are mirrored copies of each other. Does an algorithm exist which could verify if the copy made is same as the original?
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Clone External Hard Drive Without Leaving a Record on the Drive Itself

I have an external hard drive which I need to make an exact copy of, but I need to do so without leaving any trace of the operation on the original drive. I'm primarily a Mac user, but I suspect the ...
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How to retrieve files to local machine when logged in to SSH?

I know that you can grab files with scp like this: scp user@remote_machine:/path/to/source /path/to/destination However, I'd like to know if there is an easier way to do this, when I'm already ...
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getting “Invalid Parameter #10” when attempting to copy folder using robocopy

I'm trying to copy a folder on my internal hard drive to my external hard drive using robocopy with the following command: robocopy "source folder" "destination folder" *.* /E /DCOPY:T /COPYALL ...
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Copy parts of W7 registry?

I'm reinstalling Windows 7 tomorrow and to save myself some downloading and installing I wanted to copy my games. This won't just work, as some info is probably saved in the registry. This is why I ...
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How to avoid XCopy run into the error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process?

I am xcopying data from my local directory to a shared windows drive. Once in a while i get an issue where in the middle of copying i see the following error: The process cannot access the file ...
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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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Make fastcopy default copy operation

Can I make Fastcopy default copy operation to replace window copy, like what Teracopy does ?
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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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Freeware Backup utility - with shadow copy ability? [closed]

I search for a free software that can use Shadow Copy. In XP I can use Cobian, but in Win2008/x64 that Shadow Copy cannot accessable. With Windows Backup I have problem that I have only one HDD. ...
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Why does one network transfer completely outdo another, only slightly different transfer?

The systems: Del Optiplex w/ 1GB eth card , win7 mini-itx system, jetway nf98, intel i3,1 GB onboard eth card, crux w/ 2.6.33.7 custom The network: cat 5e or 6 all around. systems are less than a ...
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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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How can I export my extensions in Chrome 15?

In Google Chrome 15, how can I export my extensions to another computer? This question doesn't apply to Chrome version 15. I'm trying to copy an extension that no longer exists in the webstore.
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My copy & paste no longer works on my laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: copy and paste in windows XP just stops working I have already done full AV and malware scans and I am clear. Using mouse right-click and/or keyboard commands it gives ...
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How to perform a low level disk copy? (Migrate Windows system from one disk to the other)

Currently, I have a SSD on my computer, I install my OS Windows 7 on it. Unfortunately, it's capability is too small (32GB), it gets full easily, I need to clean up files periodically, it's quite ...
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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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xcopy files and directory

I have a folder named "C:\Jobs\job#1" , "C:\Jobs\job#2" "C:\Jobs\job#3" etc and a lot of directories and sub-directories under it. I want to get the all the directories under Jobs and xcopy them to ...
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My hard drive is slow and just gets slower during copy processes

Today I purchased a brand new backup hard drive (2tb Western Digital Elements, USB 2.0) and when I copy files to it from my laptop (Toshiba Satellite l300 with 7200rpm Western Digital Black 500GB HDD) ...
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GParted stuck applying operations after copying partition between two disks

I'm copying a partition I had on a virtual disk (VirtualBox) to a real disk. I ran GParted on the virtual machine and copied the main partition (12.98 GiB) over to the new disk, and during the copy I ...
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How to copy & paste from a cell in Libre Office Calc

I have an Excel format spreadsheet that was sent to me by a colleague. It's a list of test usernames for an app we're building. When I try to copy one of the usernames or passwords from the cell in ...
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Copy text from within the batch file to a new text file

I am trying to copy the line below to a new text file using a batch file. The line is given below: objIEA.Navigate ...
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How to prevent long file name error copying from an external drive?

I have an external hard drive with many files (800 GB). I want to copy the entire contents of the external hard drive to my local drive. get many errors about long file name or long file path. ...
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Multi-core and copy speed

What i want to do is to copy 500K of files. I want to copy within server from one destination to another.It includes emails mostly so many small files. Its over 23 GB only but takes so long (over ...
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Software for quickly copying large amounts of data over LAN?

I'm looking for some software for copying large amounts of data from a Mac OS X machine to a Windows 7 machine over a Cat5e cable with IPv4 connectivity? Another way I could ask this question is ...
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How can I copy binary data in Windows (preferably with Notepad++)?

I want to duplicate some binary data (not in code, but by hand). The normal Ctrl+C doesn't work in my editor (Notepad++), it copies data only up to the first NUL char. Is there any workaround?
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How to copy files and create hardlinks instead of copying when files are identical

Are there any tools for Windows that can copy one dir to another read copied content generate MD5 if the current file is identical to a previously copied one, create a hardlink in destination dir ...
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How to copy one file to a folder and all its subfolders in Windows 7?

How do I copy one file to a folder and all its subfolders in Windows 7? For example: file.txt will be copied to folder/file.txt folder/sub1/file.txt folder/sub2/file.txt
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Trying to copy only files with three-char name, but this is copying anything smaller

I'm using 'copy' in a console window in Windows XP Pro (So I'm using DOS commands basically) I have files with three characters plus an extension and files with two chars plus an extension. I have ...
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Can I copy a CD in Windows 7 without 3rd party software?

Does Windows 7 have a function to copy CDs? I know I can rip data CDs by just copying their contents to a folder, and audio CDs using the Media Player. I know I can write data CDs directly through ...
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Copy data from PC secretly to USB /Portable Hard disk? [closed]

Can you name any free ware by using which you can copy specific data automatically when you plug in the USB or Portable Hard Drive secretly without alerting the Anti Virus or Malware? I know one such ...
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Make a local copy of a vbulletin forum

could someone recommend a piece of software that let's me make a copy of a vbulletin forum on a website? I am a member and would like to make an offline copy... the issue I have is that is requires ...
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How to copy a file from unix to windows machine, from commandline

How to copy a file from unix machine to windows machine, from commandline.
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When Explorer copies a file, where is the resulting data stored during the copy process?

When I copy a large file using Explorer in Windows 7, the resulting file appears empty until the copy process is completed. Where can I find the contents of the file copied so far?
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ddrescue in ubuntu

I want to copy from a damaged external HDD having a size of 500GB. I will use ddrescue for this. Can I use like the following: I want to copy only one directory(named 'Important Docs') from 500GB ...
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Copy from damaged external HDD

My external HDD is not detected in Windows Editions. But it is working well in Ubuntu. The problem is, some of the tracks are damaged, so while browsing through the HDD, the 'Nautilus' stops working. ...
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Options for high speed data transfer between two computers

What are my options for quickly transferring a large amount of data (videos, pictures, PDFs etc) between two computers? Currently I have to copy from the first computer to an external hard drive, and ...
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VIm copy & paste between apps as a non-superuser

I'm using a work computer so i don't have a root access. I've tried "+y, "*y, set clipboard=unnamed. It looks like my vim doesn't support +clipboard (version 7.0). I'm using Linux Centos 5 so ...
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How do I copy a tab's title in Chrome?

I want to copy the title of a web page (or what appears within the tab, the part always visible) and paste that text somewhere. How can I do this in Chrome?
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Linux: What is the best way to copy from a damaged HD?

I get I/O errors from my storage HD when i try to copy files. These are large raw video files, so I can tolerate errors. cp stops on the first read error and scp/rsync complains and deletes the copy. ...
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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 ...