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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 ...
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Microsoft excel 2010 - how to transfer multiple rows based on single key

I have a structure like this Current Department/Responsibility unique code/Target Department I want to create a new sheet where I will put down all the new departments(target departments) and draw ...
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Extremely slow data transfer on USB flash drive

The shared back-office computer where I work is reading from and writing to USB extremely slow - like almost 1 Mb/s at its peak. The computer is running Windows 7, and may or may not have been ...
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What's the fastest interface connection between a laptop and desktop pc, for data transfer? [duplicate]

I was wondering what's the fastest interface connection between a laptop and desktop pc for data transfer? considering the bandwidth data transfer rate. SATA: i mean take the either laptop HDD (Hard ...
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Transfer rate of splitting a USB 2.0 port

I am working on a program that requires data from two USB ports, however, I was wondering what would occur when utilising a USB splitter? Instead of two direct USB connections to the computer, what ...
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Is my router capped to 11 MB/s?

My router Dlink DSL 2640t is giving me headaches. I can't get past 11 megabytes per second through wired LAN transfers. I've tried with different cables and network adapter settings with no results. ...
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Are there any libraries that determine if a file is worth compressing before being transferred?

I've read that sometimes files like .mp3's or compressed images aren't worth compressing (with zlib for example) because they are already compressed and they'd waste more CPU resources than save ...
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How to create a macro to transfer data from another spreadsheet?

I need a macro that would copy all columns and rows from one workbook to another. I would like that macro to be triggered from a push of a button. When pressed, it would automatically transfer all the ...
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how to check file integrity between 2 versions of the same file

over the past years (since ~2000) I have been moving and copying data between disks every now and then.Data is mp3, applications, videos, backups, emails abit of everything and they have been ...
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Is there a program that will show a tree of the differences in two file trees?

In windows I manually back up from time to time by formatting my external drive and copying the contents of my data partition over. Inevitably there is a difference in the number and size of the files ...
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How can I pin point a USB file transfer bottleneck in Unix?

I'm experiencing very slow data transfer speeds over USB 2.0 on my nix box and was wondering how I can pin-point the cause of the problem. I've looked into iotop and top but the cpu and mem figures ...
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Need to access files from xp hard drive via usb dock on new Windows 7 desktop

I have low to medium tech skills;however, I can follow directions flawless and am easily teachable. Had a Dell xp e510 motherboard that went bad. Bought a new destop with internal drive and hooked the ...
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External Hard Drive reformatting and data

I have an 100Gb external HD with bunch of stuff that was originally formatted to windows XP. I now have a mac and want to re-format the external to work with my Mac but dont want to lose the valuable ...
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Transfer Speeds [closed]

I want to transfer a large amount of data (around a 100GB) from my laptop to my desktop. So I wanted to get people's opinion/knowledge on what is the fastest method to transfer amongst the following ...
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Sending text file contents to server using netcat?

There is a daemon process listening on port 5144, which I cannot to modify. I want to use netcat to send the contents of a text file to the server, but this causes netcat to hang the terminal until I ...
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Extremely slow USB transfer speed

I am using Windows 7 32-bit, and have a Transcend 8 GB USB 2.0 flash drive. I have formatted the drive to NTFS using the Windows format tool. The problem is that when moving or copying files to and ...
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Exporting Thunderbird from Win7 32bit to Win7 64bit

I am trying to export my thunderbird mails and mail accounts from my old win7 32bit to a new win7 64 bit. Both have the same version (16.0.1). Earlier in this situation I just copy the Thunderbird ...
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download speed is fast but transfer rate is slow

I've just changed ISP and I'm pretty disappointed with the transfer rate. My previous connection has a download speed of 1.08 Mb/s as seen from this site: http://speedtest.net and the download ...
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Manually transferring USMT2.UNC to fresh install. File and Settings Transfer Wizard doesn't work.

USMT2.UNC is an image file that the File and Settings Tranfer Wizard creates. I copied the image to an external HDD. When I tried to drag the file (which is half the size of the internal HDD) to my ...
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Data transfer speed to USB storage connected to wifi router very slow

Here is my setup. A Linksys Cisco E3200 wifi router. A MacbookPro running OS X Lion 10.7.4. A Seagate GoFlex 1TB hard drive connected to wifi router via the USB port. When I try to transfer data ...
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Software for copy file to an Amiga floppy

I need to copy a program to an Amiga floppy (Twin Express) but I cannot find a method how to copy it to an amiga disk, the target Amiga is an Amiga 1200 which has a workbench 3.0 system. Any program ...
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Syncing Windows Phone 7 and Computer

For unknown reasons, my phone will not sync via Zune. I have asked on Microsoft Answers and the response is slow and useless! All software (phone and Zune) are up to date. I plug my phone into my ...
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raid-0 failing, restore array on intel matrix controller, mark as a spare drive

I have asus p3k-35 (or something like that) and it comes with a raid controller on board. I set it up with raid0 2x500G drives and one is failing now. At first WinXP BSODed and then after restart it ...
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Do I get benefits of a gigabit switch with 100 Mbps modem?

We have an ADSL modem which has four 100 Mbps ports. In one of them we have a 20 port 100 Mbps switch where all the networking devices are currently connected. If I buy a gigabit switch and connect it ...
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Moved old drive contents between drives and now my profile is gone

I had an old laptop, from which I moved the drive to an external enclosure. (Lets call this drive X) I have a new laptop on which I have installed Windows on the internal drive (Lets call is drive C). ...
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Backup data rate on Raspberry Pi maxing out at 5 Mb/s. Why?

I set up my Raspberry Pi as a Time Machine, as documented here. At the moment, the Raspberry Pi is connected to my MacBook Pro using a direct Ethernet cable. Also, an external hard drive (laptop ...
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Firewire via PCI, PCI-X or PCI-E

I have read up on this and sadly, have gotten some contradicting information. My issue is, my firewire units 'complained' when plugged into a PCI interface and requested they go direct into the board ...
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Painless way of consolidating files across multiple machines/OSes

Just bought a NAS. So I thought I'd get all our photos, media files and pdfs consolidated, de-duplicated, de-junked and virus-checked and stick them all on it. We have 3 laptops, one running Windows, ...
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Swapping laptops while keeping current systems (kernel)

I am going to be getting a new laptop from HP soon, due to a faulty part, and they are giving my an upgrade. Almost all of the specifications will be changing, but I'm not keen on reinstalling my ...
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Optimal Legacy Data Recovery LiveCD?

I'm fixing someone's computer. It has 256MB RAM and a 1.3GHZ processor (or in that range). As the Windows (XP) install is borked, I would like to copy over all of the files on it to pick through on ...
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Browser Extension to count and show data downloaded

Is there a browser extension to show the amount of data downloaded, and to group it by each website? For example: Total Data Download 50MB. Youtube.com 30MB Google.com 20MB
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Which has a faster data transfer rate? WIFI (tablet or cell phone, not LTE) or MicroSD (Class 10)? [closed]

Which of the two methods of dta transfer trasfers data at a faster rate for smartphones and tablets? Standard Wi-Fi, or MicroSD Cards? I wonder if it would be actually faster to access data on ...
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What data transfer rates are needed or streaming HD 1080p or 720p video, or standard quality video?

Want to know data transfer rates for streaming video, such as from an external hard drive, or from an NAS or a home network. All I'm asking about is the data transfer speeds for clean video streaming. ...
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Is to possible to achieve the SATA II's 3Gbps (375MBps) between home network storage and home computers?

Gigabit ethernet only has 1Gbps (125MBps), whereas SATA II has up to three times that rate. Is it possible to achieve the rate of three times Gigabit ethernet connection which is SATA II speeds, ...
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Copy all contents of an Amiga harddrive to a PC

I have an old Amiga hard disk drive (CP2088 Conner drive). It is a 2.5" IDE drive (see bottom). How can I connect this to a PC, what software is needed, and how can I convert the entire disk to a ...
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Transfer files from infected computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I have a computer (Windows XP 32 bit) which is infected with viruses. I have tried pretty much everything ...
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What is the “safer way” to transfer a lot of files between 2 hard disks in 2 different computers?

By "safer" I mean that is less likely to produce file write errors, so there's no need to check file integrity after transfer. The problem is that some buses are more optimized for speed rather than ...
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Is it possible to have a wireless in-house NAS with wireless data transfer rates of equivalent to SATA speeds?

Basically I would like to know, if it is possible to set up an NAS in my house to be accessed wirelessly, that can reach equivalent real-life data transfer speeds to USB 3.0 or an internal SATA hard ...
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How to use proxy to filter data from particular IP?

I am running an online game for kids but lately I have been experiencing attacks from some vile individuals who just like ruining it. I assume (based on Windows log) that they connect hundreds time ...
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transfer windows + data from laptop to desktop

I have an old laptop where all my applications (windows, office, itunes, and other apps) and all my data (music, home made video, pictures, documents). i want to transfer this laptop windows and data ...
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Fastest way to transfer an mssql database backup from one windows server to another?

Would it be by copying it onto a hard disk or is there a faster way?
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Possibe data corruption in x-ray room

I built a small fingerprint ID system for a lab. Registration is done at a reception and identification at 2 other points. One point is the x-ray room The problem: Identification often seems to fail ...
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How to search for newline or linebreak characters in Excel?

I've imported some data into Excel (from a text file) and it contains some sort of newline characters. It looks like this initially: If I hit F2 (to edit) then Enter (to save changes) on each of the ...
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How to transfer files from MacBook Pro to laptop using WiFi?

I have two laptops: MacBook Pro Dell XPS 15 L-501z I want to know how can I transfer files via WiFi between them?
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Transferring a large amount of data between continents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free way to share large files over the Internet? What are some options for transfering large files without using the Internet? My wife's lab is doing a project here in ...
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Is there a easy way to calculate time for data transfer?

Are there any sites or easy methods of finding out it would take for file transfer over different speed links? For example, I need to find out how long it would take to download/transfer file of 75G ...
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Does “Stopping” USB drives actually affect the drive?

I have always just unplugged my USB drives from my computer for years and nothing bad has happened; but I heard that you are supposed to use "Safely Remove Hardware" before removing a drive. What does ...
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Can data tapes be recorded/played on a standard cassette recorder? [closed]

I just bought a TRS-80 PC-1 pocket computer with a tape deck interface. The tape deck has 2 standard 1/4" Mono jacks (input [speaker] and output [mic]) and 1 smaller one labeled "Remote". None ...
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Can I force a maximum upload speed for my network adapter?

How can I set a maximum upload speed for my WiFi adapter or Ethernet port? I want to upload as little as possible, and project the maximum I could be uploading (as accurately as possible). EDIT for ...
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How to send a large file securely?

I need to send large files from a Linux machine to another using cryptography. The sender machine knows the recipient IP but not vice-versa. I don't need strong cryptography and prefer higher-speed ...