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How to completely copy all of the Toshiba laptop hard drive contents to another laptop?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop and I am buying another one, newer laptop and I have about 200GBs of stuff like games/apps on my hard drive. I could upload it online or do it with a USB drive but ...
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Can't copy files from Skydrive local synced folder when not connected to internet - and when connected copying is slow

When I attempt to copy files from my local synched copy of SkyDrive, it seems to refuse or take forever (didn't wait) to copy files, when not connected and then is slow when I am connected. See screen ...
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How to queue up Windows 8 file coping to only have one copying at a time

The new windows 8 file explorer copying is great. I can setup multiple copying tasks. They appear in a single window and I am able to pause them. Is there a way to have the copying only occur one at ...
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Weird popup when I try to copy a file [closed]

Here is the popup I get: Now before I get this popup, It says something like:"Copying 39.785 files" and then immediatly shows me this. How come I get this and how can I make it stop?
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How to force copy/move dialog in Windows 8 to be always launched in the foreground?

When I copy or move files in Windows 8, the copy/move dialog is sometimes launched in the foreground and sometimes in the background of other open file explorer windows. I have found out that: The ...
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File copy stops to ask about properties that can't be copied to new location [duplicate]

I'm copying files from my Windows Home Server (v1) to a new Windows 8 box. So far when copying certain music and movie files the copy process has stopped to ask if I want to continue on because some ...
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574 views

How to copy files to disk with Windows 8

I'm struggling with, it seems, basic task: I have an old HDD with Windows 7 & plenty of data, and I want to move some of it to my new SSD drive with Windows 8. So I took Windows 8 SSD drive, and ...
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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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How to disable time calculation when copying files in Windows 8

When I copy large files on Windows 8, it always takes a long time to calculate the time remaining. How can I disable this feature?
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Can I disconnect a USB drive while copying is paused in Windows 8?

As you all probably know by now, Windows 8 consolidates all simultaneous file copy operations into one single dialog. Also, wonder of wonders, you can now pause any of the operations as well! What ...
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What do different patterns mean in Windows 8 file copy dialog

When copying or extracting files, Windows 8 shows the chart with the speed of the operation. I noticed several patterns: Randomness, High speed at the beginning, then low speed during the most part ...