Transferring files from one storage to another local or remote storage.

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How to transfer files between two computers in the same LAN?

I have to copy the whole disk to another computer in the same LAN (they're connected via wifi, however I could connect them with an ethernet cable). What's the best way to transfer files? I need to ...
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Verifying the integrity of a file that has been transfered from an unreliable medium

I am attempting to transfer a very large amount of home video files to / from an external 1 TB hard drive. this hard drive was bought from walmart for $70 and is the biggest headache i have ever ...
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Windows 8.1 wont copy or move files to external HDD

I don't know what happened because it used to work perfectly but now I can't copy or move files TO the drive (can still copy them from it to windows) the drive is not corrupt or anything and can be ...
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How do I transfer a partition to a smaller partition on a different computer (windows 7)

I want to move data between two laptops. The source is a dying windows 7 machine, with one partition being windows 7, and one partition being user data. The destination is a donated, older laptop, ...
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web interface for server-to-server file transfer

I'm looking for a way to transfer files between two servers. I currently ssh into one server and use rsync inside a screen session to initiate a transfer from the other host. This works, but I'm ...
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Cannot boot from primary hard drive when second hard drive is installed

Firstly, a bit of background: My 7 year-old laptop recently died, and I have now bought myself a PC. I want to transfer my files from the old laptop hard drive to the new one inside the PC. To do ...
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Secure file transfer: VPN vs SFTP

We have a client who needs to transfer small, secure data files between customer sites and a central server. They wanted us to develop an application for them that would make use of a VPN to send the ...
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Error codes when trying to manually backup iPod

I'm attempting to backup all of the music from my 80GB iPod Classic to my Windows Vista computer. My old computer (originally linked to this iPod with a backed up copy of all music) died on me, so ...
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Very erratic file transfer speeds in Windows 8.1

This may not have anything to do with the OS but here are the results of copying the same 20GB file between two internal SSDs and over the network. For internal disk transfers, the peak followed by ...
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Sending very big files to someone? [closed]

I want to sent 4GB+ files to someone, preferably directly. We are currently trying skype but this seems to not reach our maximum potential up/down speed by a long shot and is stuck at 172MB after 30 ...
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When moving files to my NAS, the file move dialog doesn't show progress. Why?

I have a Synology DS1513+ NAS that has a shared folder exposed (I think it's using CIFS). I'm moving files from a HDD on my local machine to the NAS. For some reason the dialog doesn't show any ...
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Download same file using different computers by complementing each other.

If I have downloaded a big file about 50 percent from work PC, can I continue to download the rest from home without repeating the already downloaded parts. I use Chrome on both the computers.
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Tab Completion Broken on SCP with OpenSSH 1:6.2p2-6ubuntu0.1

Here is my scenario: I want to transfer ~/foo.txt to a server aoneill@bar. I start typing in my command line: aoneill@aoneill-Laptop:~$ scp fo At this point I hit <tab> to complete the file ...
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scp from remote server to local computer?

Ok, very very basic and simple question, but I'm a bit confused. After ssh'ing to remote server, I want to transfer a file back to my computer... The syntax is simple, of course: scp ./foo ...
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Batch or VBS to log transfer file type & paths from file share

Would anyone know how to record/write a log based on what the user has transferred from a file share?. I know I could use Wireshark, but all I need to do is write a line to the log everytime the ...
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Simultaneously use different network devices for different purposes

I have a "desktop server" that I only use for external storage, distcc and a virtual pentest lab. I primarily use a laptop. Both are currently connected to an asus tomato router over wifi. I don't ...
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Getting data from closed files with concatenate formula

Challenge is this: Each day program is creating an excel file for me with some data for the current day. Like what is the price for products, how many people are available today and things like this. ...
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Accidental broken file transfer - merge separated directories?

I'm using an online service which is transferring files (TBs) between two servers. I accidentally moved one of the directories on the destination drive, and a new one was created with the continuing ...
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How can I copy a big file from one Windows machine to another limiting speed transfer?

Because of traffic reasons I am not able to transfer big files inside my network, unfortunatelly, I need to do such thing everyday. I usually transfer these files by coping and pasting from my ...
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Portable HD transfer speed decelerates to 0 KB

I have a western digital 2 TB portable HD. My laptop is running windows 8.1. I'm having trouble transferring files from on to the other. On occassion transferring files works fine but sometimes I see ...
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Automatic transfer large files between 2 sites behind fire walls

I thought this will have an answer on this site, but after some searching I couldn't find anything useful. Here is my situation. I want to setup an automatic way to transfer some backup from one ...
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Delay in FTP when transferring to a network storage

I'm having trouble with an FTP server, the FTP server is running on CentOS. The FTP server being used is VSftpd 2.0.5 ( I believe this is the default server that was installed with CentOS ). Prior to ...
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Deliberately throttle network file transfer speed (Windows Explorer)

I want to transfer a large amount of data between Sydney and Perth (opposite sides of Australia), using Windows Explorer, and network drives, in a Windows Server terminal services session. I don't ...
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Is system drive involved when transferring files between external sources?

I often transfer files from my external HDD to my USB flash drive. Sometimes I use my computer which has the OS in the SSD and sometimes the other computer with the OS in HDD. Are these file ...
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How move/copy files work in OS?

As the title asks, how in detail do they work? This question is often on my mind because I could not find a good article that explains how it works in detail. The questions is: How does the OS ...
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How to tranfers photo and files from nokia 2760?

I need to transfer files from an old Nokia 2760 to another device. I connect the phone via bluetooth with a notebook and an android smartphone, but I do not find the solution. Many of these photo ...
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How can I transfer files from Window 8 to Windows 7 (since Easy Transfer won't work)?

I am trying to transfer files from my Acer Windows 8 computer to my new Gateway laptop with Windows 7. I have finally learned that Easy Transfer program will not work in this direction. Please ...
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Windows surface pro file-transfer extremely low

I've had my surface for a couple of days and I noticed the transfer speeds are extremely low. I'm just copying some files on the ssd. The transfer starts at about 50mb but quickly plummets to 100kb/s ...
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Resume interrupted file transfer to harddrive

I was copying my whole user folder over to a harddrive for backup, but I had to plug out the disk because I had to leave. I got about 160 of 220gigs transferred, and now the file is sitting on the ...
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How to send files via lan between two computers

Does anyone know a software which allows you to send files between two computers connected directly via lan cable (machines run WinXp and Win7)? I've already tried to use shared files and folders ...
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Viewing text messages from Verizon LG-VN150 phone

I'm trying to pull some text messages off a Verizon LG-VN150 phone. I managed to extract the data to my PC with BitPim, but I'm unsure where the text message files are and what data type they are. ...
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Looking for a fast and reliable way to copy files to SFTP

I always used SFTP for copying up CMS systems, modify system/user files, or files related to sites and similar. Small things. Even if the file was larger, I could just wait it out. But now I have ...
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Sharing file using torrent

I have a large file (~1 TB) I want to share with a friend. I found that the best way to do that is to make a private torrent and share it with my friend. The problem is I am inside a university ...
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How to download a file using scp over two hops

As the title says, how can I download a file using scp over two hops? Preferably, the files must not be stored (written to disk) at any point in the first server, just transfered through.
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SMB file transfer speeds too low over local LAN

I have built a file server for my home network. It has a 3TB Sata 3Gb/s HDD on a Dual Celeron Mini ITX mobo with 2GB DDR3 RAM. I have installed Ubuntu minimal runing off a flashdrive. I installed ...
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Moving files unattened with cmd prompt

I'm trying to move over 500GB+ and it will take about a day. Is there a way under Windows 7 to move all these files using a command line that will answer yes to any pop-up dialogs? For example, ...
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Windows 7 Transfering File

I use windows 7 and i was transfering (cut+paste) quite big file from flashdisk to my doccument. I accidentally press exit, so I transfer the rest of the file. I checked them in my doccument but some ...
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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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Cross platform WiFi enabled folder access on linux embedded device

I have a device, we'll say it's a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 with a stripped kernel that can only run a single program. This device does not have a keyboard or a mouse, but two joysticks and four ...
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What's the easiest way to duplicate a portion of a directory structure onto an external drive?

I'm trying to move a large chunk of data from one of our servers onto an external drive for delivery to Amazon glacier storage. To do that, I'd like to copy a chunk of the server, preserving the ...
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Cannot move file: “file cannot be found” (Windows XP)

I have some CR2 files in a subfolder of My Documents called My Photos on a Windows XP PC. I want to move them across a WIFI network to an external HDD attached to a Windows 7 PC. I have read/write ...
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Retrieving FTP file over max transfer size

I had a coworker upload an 8GB file to our FTP server. When I try to download it, I'm given '553 Cannot send file larger than 4 gigabytes.' message. Are there any hacks to get around this transfer ...
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Slow WLAN file transfer between server and tablet

My file server is running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm sharing files from it over samba. It is connected via gigabit ethernet. My desktop, running Windows 8.1, is also connected via gigabit ethernet. I can ...
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Instantly move huge folder to another directory on same drive in Windows?

I have 1 TB of files in D:/Foo but I want to move it to D:/. It takes several hours to move this by simply dragging the contents of Foo to its parent directory. Since this is on the same drive, is ...
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Retroshare on OSX: how to export identity or profile

Below you see two screenshots of Retroshare. I created a profile on my Mac (10.8) and want to export this identity to use it on another computer. On Ubuntu, I see a button to export my identity. On ...
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Replicate Log File Between *NIX Servers

I have an application running remotely on a vendor *NIX server. This application writes out log entries to a file. This logging process is very much a typical append-only approach, so the file only ...
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USB transfer speed for Windows 7 is incredibly slow to my external drive

I'm running Windows 7 Pro and am try to backup 116 GB of data to my external 1 TB hard drive. My laptop has only USB 2.0 ports and my hard drive is USB 3.0 compatible, as is the cable I'm using. I ...
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How do I move files out of nested subdirectories into another folder in ubuntu? (Trying to strip off many subfolders)

How do I move files and not directories into another folder/parent folder? I have a folder structure that is extremely ugly, with some .mp3 files buried 6 levels deep in a sub-folder. I want to ...
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transfer files from old pc(without os) to new one using LAN

PC A: old one whose files is required; it doesn't have any os but I can boot it using live versions of linux(ubuntu for example) or windows repair disks; PC B: new one; running windows 7; two pcs ...