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Automatically copy files from desktop to USB drive when connected

My problem is similar to Automatically copy files to USB drive when connected. However, the path of source of the file, which is the desktop, isn't static, so I want the solution to be able to ...
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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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Folder transfer over poor sat link

Does anyone know of a tool (exe or script etc.) to manage transfer of large folders over a poor network connection? It would need to be able to handle very slow speeds and network outages, and keep ...
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Copy files with filter (XP)

I have a huge folder (over 6GB) with multiple sub-folders that I want to copy onto an external hard drive, however I do not want it to copy any PDF, EXE or ZIP files across to save space. Is there ...
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marking text in Windows 7's command prompt

I use Windows 7's command prompt (cmd.exe) for various tasks. In order to copy text from it, I right click and choose Mark, and then mark the text I want to copy. Sometimes while doing this, the ...
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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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How can I copy iPhone photo album to new machine?

I lost my laptop and all need to sync all my photos (both in camera and photo album) in the iPhone to my new machine (with iTunes 9) Is there any way I can do this? Is there any freeware that ...
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How can I clone a protected HD?

I have a copy protected hd. It works perfectly in a kiosk but when I try to clone it using clonezilla, ghost or any other sector to sector copiers I get i/o errors... I think they've ruined some ...
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Is it possible to copy my System Preferences to another Mac?

For instance, I want to copy my Expose settings to another mac, as well as power management, appearance, and a couple of other things. Is this possible? If so how do I do it?
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How do I copy files from the command prompt?

I need to copy a file from one directory to another and at the same time, change the file extension. How do I do this?
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OSX: copy (command-c) adds to clipboard. How to disable?

Since a while a copy action (command-c) adds the current selection to the clipboard instead of replacing the clipboard. This mostly happens while coding in TextMate but also happened in CSSedit. The ...
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OS X file copy fills up the system drive

I have a Mac Mini with a 40GB system drive and the time has come to move all the user data to an external drive, as I only have 750MB left. So I plugged in a 1TB firewire drive and used Finder to ...
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Whenever I attempt to copy a large number of files to my external hard drive, a blue-screen of death pops up. Is my hard drive fried?

I've been trying to copy a large folder containing hundreds of music files to my external hard drive, which is actually a regular SATA hard-drive inside an enclosure, attached to my laptop via USB. ...
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Tool to copy files with filter and keep folder hierarchy

Required: Option to filter files (regex, extension...) Option to copy directory hierarchy for each file Works on WinXP and Win7 Prefered: Regular expression for file filtering Right click ...
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Nautilus: Copy to same dir name gives a whacky sort sequence: (copy) (another copy) (3rd copy). I want 001, 002

I am using GNU/Linux Ubuntu 10.4 ... the "GNU" should keep Richard Stallman happy; and reasonably so :) The file browser, Nautilus, generates "reading-friendly" names for files which are copied ...
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How can I slow down file-copy speed. (USB drive locks up)

My USB drive (1TB Seagate) locks up whenever I copy a large file (>300MB approx). The computer slowly freezes with not even the mouse working. It seems like an I/O deadlock. However, it works ...
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Why get files changed when copied to external USB drive?

I connected an external USB drive to my computer. According to dmesg it is: scsi 4:0:0:0: Direct-Access DMI WD10EARS-00Y5B1 1.00 PQ: 0 ANSI: 4 The case says its a Sharkoon Rapid Case ...
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Why does it take so long to copy a 900MB vs. 200MB file on windows 7?

If i copy a 213MB file, it copies INSTANTLY - well, within milliseconds If i copy a 936MB file, it takes approx 1min. Both files are located on the Root of my E:\ drive. Why would there be such a ...
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Data copy problem in windows

I have some data in my one of the folder. I am Just copy To other Place even in Pendrive but in that Messege showing cyclick redundanc check.I know its probrolm when data is not reachable or ...
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How do I use psexec and robocopy together in order to copy a directory over to a remote machine?

Hi I'm trying to form a psexec (or perhaps robocopy?) command which will allow me to use given account credentials to copy a directory over to a remote machine. I'd prefer to use robocopy, but the ...
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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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Command line tool for copying changed files

Is there a Windows command line tool which will just copy changed files from one directory to another? I do not want to compare file dates, but the actual content. Total Commander has such a function ...
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How may I copy files from Linux to a Windows machine that is in a domain and requires authentication?

I need a command-line method of copying files from a Linux box to a Windows machine that is in a domain and requires authentication. I cannot install additional software or services on the Windows XP ...
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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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Copy between Win Servers, which protocol?

If I copy data between to Windows Server disk folders (e.g. so that there is fileshare in the other computer), what is the protocol in this copying? Both of these computers are under the same domain. ...
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Recursively copy only new or changed files

I'm sure this must have been asked and answered before, but I just can't find it right now... I have a Visual Studio post-build action that currently does a recursive copy (using xcopy) of an output ...
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copy windows registry and/or other locked files

While improving my (personal) backup system, I noticed, that I cannot copy certain locked files, like the windows registry files. Is there a way to copy such things? Or a specific solution for the ...
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Is there any tool or batch command that allow me to copy local file in another remote server (different domain)?

I search for any tool or batch command that allow me to copy file /folder from my local machine in a domain to a location in another remote server in different domain ?
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The speed of copying a file from a PC to a USB Flash drive started at 30MB/s and decreased to 5.8 MB/s, why?

If I copy a 8GB file from the PC to a USB Flash Drive, the speed will start at around 30 MB/s... maybe 28 MB/s, and then gradually, after a minute, it will go down to 15 MB/s and finally settle down ...
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Take Complete Image of CRM Server Application

I have heard of snapshots or ghost images like this. But I have never used this kind of tool to actually clone a piece of hard drive. I think Norton Partition Magic can do something like this as ...
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Is there a way to tell if a file is done copying?

The scenario is this: Machine A has files I want to copy to Machine C. Machine A can't access C directly, but can access Machine B that can access Machine C. I am using scp to copy from Machine A to ...
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Why do I have only incoming traffic when copying from network source to network destination?

I have a VirtualBox VM that is located on a network share of my NAS. When I copy something from the VM's disk onto another of the NAS' network shares (so the data is visible outside the VM), the ...
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Recover backup copy of a ubuntu linux installation on a usb stick using dd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover backup copy of a ubuntu linux installation on a usb stick using dd Hi, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a usb stick in persistent install mode. So I could boot the ...
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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. ...
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Can I make scp ask before overwriting an existing file?

Is there a possibility (man scp didn't reveal any) to make scp interactive like cp -i? That is, scp asks, if the target exists, if it may overwrite it? If yes, does it work locally and remote? If ...
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Copy images using a single dos command

I'm wondering if it's possible to copy only images files from a directory. For example, if source directory has: a.jpg b.gif c.png d.txt I want to copy only the images using one command, to get ...
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Moving large files between Windows machines

I need to move a large file from one laptop to another. Can I just join the two machines with an ethernet cable and create a shared folder on my desktop or is it more complicated than that? Update ...
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What is your favourite file copy manager/replacement for Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Intelligent file copy/move software ? We're all aware of how bad Windows file copy is. From copies in progress dying if network connectivity is lost, to poorly managed ...
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Copy installation files that Novell Application Launcher uses

I'm on a network where each workstation has some Novell software installed, including the Novell Application Launcher. The Novell application launcher uses specially crafted files that are stored on a ...
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Clipboarding Firefox RSS Links

How can I copy the RSS link which is behind the button in the addressbar into the clipboard? Left-clicking allows me to subscribe to the Feed with Firefox and right-clicking brings up the toolbar ...
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What is faster cutting or copying a file?

To get large file from one place to another what is faster cutting or copying a file ? What factors can influence the result? I've heard it matters if they are on the same drive and the speed of the ...
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Single unix command to correctly transfer a large file?

I am trying to transfer a large (~3GB) file between two unix machines. I can use scp or rsync, but sometimes the transfer is corrupted. (I have to check manually.) I can split the file into pieces ...
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Windows File copier with hash support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows File copier with hash support I've looked at a lot of the copy tools available on windows such as RichCopy and RoboCopy but they all seem to use date/time stamp ...
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Copy rectangle selection in firefox

How do I select a rectangular area of text in firefox? My goal is to copy some columns from a html table. I would like to select only the b and c columns (b1,c1,b2,c2 values) for this table: ...
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Copy & Paste in Vista / Explorer broken (not MS-VPC)

On vista copy & paste has recently stopped working in "explorer" or whatever the hell they call their file manager, it is limited to only files / directories, copying text/graphics/random junk ...
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Linux equivalent to robocopy?

It's kind of funny, there are a lot of ways in which Linux command line tools are vastly superior to Windows ones, but one thing I have not found an equivalent to is robocopy. Robocopy is way more ...
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How to copy XP service log file during reboot or shutdown using command prompt?

Anybody know of a quick way of copying a log file used by a Windows XP service either before the service starts (during boot) or after the service has stopped (during shutdown)? Preferably using the ...
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xcopy files into single directory

I'd like to use xcopy on a windows machine to pull out all files with .png extension into a single directory. I tried xcopy C:\folder\*.png /s C:\png\ But its keeping the subdirectories inside ...
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Homeserver for the command “scp user@server:file localhost@server:mycomp/”?

Problem: to get the cammond "scp file user@server:" (source) work vice versa. I need a server on my local machine so I can copy files to-and-fro like: ROOT+SERVER+FILE <---- Commands? ...