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Compare two folders and update changes

I recently replaced a dying server for a client and migrated all of his stuff to a NAS. While I was copying data he and his employees were making changes on the server. I have the bulk of the data ...
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What's the best approach to copy Macintosh data between two NAS devices?

I have an old NAS formatted to Ext4, but which I primarily access from Macintoshs via AFP. It therefore has a bit of Macintosh-only metadata (which only seems to be visible when accessing via AFP). I ...
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How to determine throughput of a path between two hosts with multiple links

I saw similar questions while searching, so I thought this might be the most appropriate place to ask this question. I am unsure on how to calculate throughput of a data transfer path given ...
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How to conveniently send PDF to Kindle DX?

I have Kindle DX and Kindle Paperwhite. The SendToKindle app can only send PDF from Mac computers to Kindle Paper White but not Kindle DX? Any better way to do it than having to connect physical USB ...
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Transferring data from windows hosting disk to Ubuntu hosting disk from within Windows 8.1

I have two disks in my pc (disk 1: a SSD hosting Ubuntu. Disk 2: a mechanical hard disk hosting Windows 8.1) I basically have no internet connection on my Ubuntu operating system due to the fact that ...
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Moving 33Gb images from Shared host to VPS

i have a shared host in iPage, and now i have purchase an unmanaged VPS. in my iPage host i have 33Gb of images and i want to transfer it to the VPS. What would be the most effective method to ...
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Import Data to Excel from a Database View

I have an Excel file which requires to be filled with data from an Oracle View. Ok fine, I can create a Connection by going to Excel > Data > From Other Sources > Create a Connection to the View. ...
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Forcing dropbox to omit particular type of file extensions?

I use Dropbox to save my numerical work on the fly - it's very convenient since I don't have to think about saving code every time when I make a change - but there is one flaw. You see, my .cpp files, ...
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Fastest Transfer from CFast 2.0 Card to Hard Drive

I'm thinking of buying a camera that uses Cfast 2.0 card. Filming in RAW format gives you just 6 minutes of filming time per card. These cards are ultra expensive so I need to figure out how to ...
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How to transfer all the data/memory of a dead Alienware computer into another computer? [duplicate]

I have an old Alienware M18x, with Windows 8, but it died two weeks ago. If I buy a new one, will I be able to transfer/download all the data that was inside the memory of the old Alienware into the ...
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Plugging Windows 8.1 tablet into Windows 8.1 Laptop dangerous?

I have a windows 8.1 tablet (Asus Vivotab note 8), and I would like to transfer files from my laptop to the tablet. I know that it is dangerous to use double male-ended USB cables to connect two ...
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Performance difference between SD and MicroSD cards?

If you compare a MicroSD card with an advertised speed of 48 MB/S to a full size SD card with an advertised speed of 48 MB/S (from the same manufacturer), should their performances be identical? Or ...
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Which external drive is better for server data backup? [closed]

I need to backup my server from data center having around 700GB of data. Which external drive shall I use (it will be directly connected to the server) for backup? How long it will take to copy data ...
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USB port transfers power but not data

So one of USB ports on my laptop just stopped working for whatever reason. I used it for USB mouse, turned on the laptop today and it's not working. The red light under the mouse is on when the usb is ...
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What is the state of the art in hardware for data error correction?

A decade (or more) ago when shopping for RAM one often had the option of specifying "server-grade" memory with an extra Error Correction Code (ECC). I haven't seen that as an explicit option in ...
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Does streaming use the same amount of bandwidth as downloading?

Assuming the content is of the same quality (ceteris paribus), does streaming media (i.e. video, audio) use the same amount of bandwidth as downloading it? Say I was to download an HD movie from ...
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Is it possible to transfer wifi settings from an android device to windows?

I have the information from a few wifi networks saved on an android device, is there any way to move this data over to windows 8.1? I have exported the .txt file from android that contains the ...
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Do I need a special microUSB cable to take advantage of my USB 3.0 port?

I often transfer files from my computer to my phone using a micro-USB cable. However, my computer has USB 3.0 ports and I don't know if I'm taking full advantage of it using a regular micro-USB cable. ...
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How can I connect an external hard drive to a Windows 95 computer?

I have an old Windows 95 computer at home. It's a Dell Dimension XPS D266. I've decided to get rid of it, but first I want to get all of the data off of it. It has a 16 GB hard drive, and I have a new ...
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Fastest way to transfer folders of +/- 300GB between a desktop and a laptop

I'm buying a pretty beefy laptop and I was wondering whether or not I could carry over video files from my desktop to the laptop and render videos on that to take the load off of the desktop. Since ...
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One SD card transfers file to PC faster than another one

I have several Sandisk SD cards all rated Class 10. One card transfer files to my computer faster than the others. Specifically I had taken several pictures and used a different card each day. One ...
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Image harddisk with clonezilla +install ubuntu+ copy data in that 1 TB external hard drive [closed]

I have just bought 1TB external hard drive so i can image my laptop's hard disk with clonezilla and i can always revert back if i am in some unknown trouble. I have almost 100Gb on my C drive. If ...
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DATA TRANSFER over usb [duplicate]

I am using a USB extension lead to extend the length of my usb cable and I am wondering do these slow down the transfer of data from an external hard drive to the machine.
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How can I efficiently transfer a large file using a smaller external disk?

I need to transfer a large (multi-terabyte) file from one Linux computer to another. I have a 1TB external SSD drive that seems like it's the fastest way in terms of bandwidth. My best guess right now ...
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Saving files off of cell phone with no display

My Casio GZone flip phone fell in the lake. The computer recognized the device and installed the drivers. However, I do not have access to the flash memory to download the files. Is this because the ...
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sending very large amounts data (500GB-1.5TB) over the internet [duplicate]

I am a dutch student and performed research in Brazil. I would like to get my data which adds up to about 500GB (filtered) or 1.5 TB (total) to Holand. I have already send my hard drive but as customs ...
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BSOD after cloning data hard drive Windows Vista Ultimate

I have an issue with my current system not running properly after I clone my data drive to another, bigger hard drive. I have tried Acronis TruImage as well as a couple of other programs that I cannot ...
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Connect Macbook Air hard drive to other PC

My friend spilled Apple Cider on her Macbook Air (a1466) and I am trying to see if there is a way to connect the Hard drive to a PC so I can do the data recovery. Is there any connector that I can use ...
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What is the actual data transfer rate for the magnetic disk with the given specifications?

I saw the question bellow in a Computer Organization Practice Book for University exams. Its given that, a magnetic disk has the following specifications: Number of tracks = 1024Number of ...
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Can a mouse/keyboard wireless USB anthena be hacked to transmit data? [closed]

I just watched Jacob Appelbaum's talk at 30C3 and he explained how some USB devices have this capability built in. My question is: Could a Windows infected computer (given) mess with an USB which is ...
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What's the difference between a hardware register and a memory-mapped register?

This has been puzzling, so I'll lay it all out here. Apparently, through MMIO, you can access external devices using a certain memory-mapped address, which would then be re-routed to that device ...
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Why maximum speed of data transfer from samba share over Cat-5e cable is around 11MBps while it supports 1Gbps?

I use a Cat-5e cable to transfer data to and from my samba share (using back to back connection). The maximum data transfer speed I am able to achieve is around 11 MBps. This image from How To Geek ...
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Linux - transfer all files modified after a specific date to a new harddrive

I recently had my second hard-drive of the past semester begin to fail on me and become unable to ghost to a new drive. I still had the first hd that failed so we ghosted that drive but now I need to ...
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What data transfer rate can I get with an SSD and SATA system? [closed]

I am looking for a solution that can write around 120MB/sec continuously to an SSD drive. Can I get this data transfer rate? The drive can be formatted in FAT32 or EXT2, and I write to it for say 1 ...
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Connection timeout when transferring file via FTP

I am trying to upload my csv file to a Unix server using FTP in the Windows cmd window, and at the end of the process I get this message: 425 Unable to build data connection: Connection timed out ...
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Is “free space”containing deleted data transferred?

I deleted picture files from my Android, but later, connected it to a PC via USB to charge the battery while media sync was inadvertently enabled. The PC downloaded the program drivers for my Android ...
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Easiest way to get data from single user mode on a mac

My hard drive is on its way out. The computer -- 10 yr old iMac with 10.3 -- will not boot except into single user mode (I don't have the installation disk). I can navigate around fine, all my data ...
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External hard disk inacessible,slow only on my machine [Windows 7 | Ubuntu]

I have a WD My Passport 1TB external hard disk that gives an extremely slow(kBs) transfer speed on both Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Sometimes the hard disk is not even accessible – accessing the contents of ...
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How do calculate which RAM option would be faster?

I've been reading DDR and related info on wikipedia but am still not sure I know anything. I have a Fujitsu Celsius w340 workstation with the following: Memory Speed: 533 MHz Memory Specification ...
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Insane Burst of Copy Speed?

Check out the graph of this drive (SSD) to drive (7200 RPM) copy below. When I first started the file copy it bursted up to past 700 MB/sec. Then, after bursting, it flatlines at ~100 MB/s for the ...
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Transport Large Directory Structure to AWS EC2

I need to transport just less than 6 TB of data from one Windows Server 2008 R2 (located locally) to a second instance on a customer AWS EC2 instance. The customer configuration does not allow Device ...
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When transferring a piece of data from one hard drive to another, where is the intermittent data stored?

When transferring a piece of data from one hard drive to another, where is the intermittent data stored? How does the computer know which SATA cable to "go up" to the new hard drive? Where is the data ...
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How can I Transfer Google Chrome's Data and Settings to another Google Account?

I use Google Chrome and I have 100s of bookmarks, history, search preferences, search engines, extensions, and apps installed. I want to have a new Google account, and I need to move everything from ...
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Distributing Large Dataset (80GB+) Over The Internet [duplicate]

I've seen some similar questions but these are dealing with files under 1GB and the answers generally recommend services such as Dropbox, S3 and Skydrive. This does not appear to be suitable for my ...
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Data Recovery Machine

When building a machine for data recovery, what specs should I look for in a CPU/MOBO? From my understanding the BUS speed will be the most important factor over CPU speed correct? Because you are ...
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Data transfer from NAS to D: completely soaks my C: drive — why?

I have a NAS where I have temporarily stored about 2.2TB of data while I rebuilt my “heavy lifter” workstation. My heavy lifter has no SATA on-board, but I use an LSI 9550sx-12 PCI-X RAID card for my ...
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Why is serial data transmission faster than parallel?

Intuitively, you would think that parallel data transmission should be faster than serial data transmission; in parallel you are transferring many bits at the same time, whereas in serial you are ...
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Unidentifiable alert to “cancel transfers”

About 3 months ago, I purchased a Dell XPS 13 running Windows 8. Ever since, whenever I try to shut down/restart my machine, I get an alert that looks like this: This doesn't happen each time but ...
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19MB/s Net Speed but Only 2MB/s Usable

Hi so i just got internet a about a month ago and my net speed is 19MB/s, I have tested it on loads of sites they all say the same thing(19MB/s), but it wont use more than around 2MB/s i have tried ...
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When does ethernet cabling need to be shielded?

I run IT for a small business that does primarily office type work (no manufacturing or high levels of electrical interference), and we're looking to build additional office space onto our current ...