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

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need to speed up file transfer between laptop and network hard drive

I have a very basic wifi router, I've received it from my ISP. I have External network hard drive "Seagate Central 3T" Network hard is connected to the router via Ethernet cable. When I send files ...
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Is transferring data from a flash drive considered read speed?

I have a rather simple question. Basically, I'm relatively certain that writing to a a flash drive is write speed and reading data on it is read speed. However, when transferring data from one drive ...
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Can file copy failures be caused by file content?

I was copying some files from my laptop's hard drive on to a USB thumb drive/pen drive/key/stick earlier today, using KDE 5 to do the copy (drag and drop in Dolphin). I encountered a problem: the copy ...
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copying files on windows with enumeration file extention

On Windows 7 I used a default copy handler called TeraCopy in order to copy and manage files. mostly because of two reasons: The program could test files after copying If I selected a file in a ...
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How to see what metadata is changed when copying/moving, especially between Windows and Linux?

When I copy between Linux and Windows, either on local drives, external drives, or mounted network shares, I am sometimes surprised by how permissions and metadata get changed. Is there a way to see ...
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Windows 7 moving hundreds of files

I have ~600 files each in a folder (alone), in a folder (alone), in a folder (alone),(repeat x8),... joint parent folder. Is there a way to get rid of this absurd structure of useless sub-directories ...
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sftp onto mac local machine from remote server

Posted this on SO but that was deemed off topic so re-posting it here. I am trying to download a dataset from a private remote server through sftp onto my local macbook pro machine. I was informed by ...
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Is there a way to over-write USB contents when free space is less than the items you're copying [duplicate]

In my particular scenario, I'm copying the contents of my media generated in MDT over to a USB stick. My USB stick is 32gb and the items I'm copying over are Just under 20gb. I can do it easily if I ...
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Share file between two computers

At home I have two laptops, one is running on Windows 10 the other one is running on Ubuntu 16.04. Both are connect to a wireless router for internet. How can I share files between these machine? ...
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copy multiple files to multiple “folders with Unicode names”

i have 29000+ mp3 files which have English names , i want to move or copy subgroups of the files to multiple folders with Arabic names, i have a list of each file and where it needs to go, i could use ...
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How can I make a hard drive copy its contents to another hard drive in real time? [duplicate]

I'm using an old pc as a storage space and I have two 2TB HDD drives. I want to use them in a way that when I place a file or a picture in hard drive 1, the same files are saved in hard drive 2 in ...
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How to back up files on windows server 2008

how to take a back up of a folder that is more than 50Gigs and ensure that modifications to the files after commencing backup process are also reflected in the destination
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Win10, File Move/Copy/Delete popup loads in background?

Recently, probably after an update, the popup notifications regarding file actions in the standard windows file browser have started opening in the background, behind windows. This is really annoying, ...
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Windows 10 Amazon Fire Mobile Phone USB File Transfer

So with Amazon's fire phone you have two options when you plug it in you can either choose "Photo Transfer" or "File Transfer", If you choose Photo Transfer in This PC or My Computer where all the ...
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Patch a very big binary file over a slow connection

for backup purposes, I have transfered a very big binary file over a comparably upstream-wise slow connection (transfer took 2 weeks), by rsyncing it on a mounted cifs-share (so I could and can access ...
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How do I copy files from a list to another location, while preserving their directory structure?

I'm using Windows 7, but Copy a list of files preserving directory structure, without scripts is exactly what I want to do. I thought of making a batch file along the lines of copy e:\foo.txt p:\foo....
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Does Microsoft Windows 7's Windows Explorer perform any file integrity check after moving or copying a file?

Does Microsoft Windows 7's Windows Explorer perform any file integrity check after moving or copying a file? For example, Teracopy uses CRC:
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Why I am I getting this output from copy dialog box?

I was copying my old Windows files to a new partition for unnamed reasons and then the copy dialog box gave me this screen : I had 0 items remaining but 45 seconds and 1.83GB left to copy. After a ...
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File too large for the destination file system [duplicate]

Trying to copy an 11.3G file to a brand new 65G flash drive. Keep getting error message "the file is too large for the destination file system. It is a brand new flash drive formatted to fat32. On ...
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File transfer 1 Tera Byte Bim file

So I have been tasked to look for or create a service that allows file transfers into the Tera Byte. That's 1 file that could be as large as a Tera Byte. At first I scoffed but from what I understand ...
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How can I copy files from A to C, only including files that exist in B?

in reference to this How can I copy files from A to B, only including files that exist in B?. How can i copy files from A to C only including files that exist in B. Folder "A" (C:\) ...
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Backing up several 5Mo+ files from USB key to another one

I often have to backup between 500 and 1000 files each between 5 and 10Mo. The files are originally on an SD Card or a computer (SSD) and have to be copied to a USB key. So I need to copy USB to USB ...
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Transfer large amount of images (30GB) to virtual server from slow, old, linux machine?

I need to transfer 200,000 images to a windows EC2 instance from a really old linux machine. I don't have much experience with linux, so I haven't tried straight up FTPing because I don't think we ...
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Where is data corruption during copying files likely to happen?

Assuming both the source and target devices are in good working order, where is corruption most likely to happen (if it does)? For example, suppose that I'm backing up stuff from an internal HD to an ...
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Executable file cannot be downloaded or copied to computer

Today, I tried to install a patch for a game on my Windows 8.1 computer. However, when I try to download, the connection is immediately interrupted. When I try to download the file on another ...
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Hard disk freezes copy programs after copying certain files

I am trying to rescue the data off a failing external hard disk, but I am running into a number of problems. The file transfer will consistently freeze up on specific files, and the program being ...
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What is a “semaphore timeout period?”

I have some personal experience with the semaphore timeout period error. I was able to get the error resolved, but that still left me asking, what in the world is a "semaphore timeout period?" How can ...
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Windows to Windows USB network/file share?

I have a Windows 10 PC and a Windows 10 Tablet with micro USB port. I want to know if it is possible to use a USB cable to share files between them. I currently use my Wi-Fi and Windows File Sharing, ...
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Data not visible after unsafe removal

I have a little problem. I had a laptop with Ubuntu on it. I copied approximately 100gb of data to a external harddisk. Then when the copying was finished I removed the harddisk without fist ...
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Copying files while SSHed onto a computer

I am trying to upload some website files to a computer I am SSHed into and I'm not sure the correct command to use. I've tried looking up the cp command instructions but I can't work out what to put ...
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Linux - Copy a folder including the subfolders, BUT don't copy any file that is over 5MB

I'm managing 2 linux servers and looking to copy the data from one to the other. I'm looking to just copy these files on one server first then zip it and then scp it over. I need to copy a 100GB ...
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My computer recognizes the flash drive but I cannot open the files

My computer recognizes the flash drive but I cannot open the files. I got a prompt showing USB name, date modified and time, type(shortcut) and size (0KB). What can I do?
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copy files from directory/subdirectory listed in text file (Mac)

I'm looking to search and then copy all files with filenames matching in a text file from a directory (with subdirectories) on a server to another directory. I've found a great solution (though quite ...
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sftp - skipping non-regular file error

I get skipping non-regular file /home/local/dir/dir2 while using: put -P /home/local/dir/dir2 /www/dir3 Sftp connects on non-default port, with ssh key and no-password, transfers normally ...
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Copy video to phone from PC without Windows harping about converting to WMV

I don't do buffering so when I want to show someone a video I download the source file and copy it from my PC/Windows 7 to my phone via a USB cable. Every time I copy a video file Windows harasses me ...
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Display scp progress in zenity window

I would like to graphically display the scp transfer progress of several files from a remote server to the local machine. I thought using Zenity for example. Browsing the net I found the command pv ...
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How can I monitor file transfers between PC and NAS?

I use the Windows 10 file history and it copies original and changed files to my Synology NAS through SMB. Now I like to know which files windows is transfering to the NAS. Because it produces a huge ...
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Backup data from failing drive on Mac OS X… while preserving hardlinks

Long story short - I've got ~200 GB of data to copy off a failing hard drive (mostly Library and Application files are broken, user data intact) and I want to copy any intact file after I've managed ...
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Drag and drop won't select on VMWare Workstation 12 Pro (12.1.0 build-3272444)

I am attempting to enable drag and drop into the VM for an openSUSE distro (latest Tumbleweed) I have running in VWWare Workstation. However, when I attempt to enable the setting in Workstation it is ...
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Copying folder to multiple destinations in parallel

I have to transfer roughly 250gb of data from a Master Drive to lots of USB drives, all of identical size and brand. When I copy using the GUI in Mac OSX, it waits to copy all the files to one drive ...
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Transfer file to Windows Server 2008 R2

In a LAN, I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine; access to server through Remote Desktop is granted both 1) from a LAN host 2) from the internet, thanks to a virtual server configured in the ...
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Copy all files contained in a *.mpcpl (Media Player Classic Playlist) file

I have a Windows Media Player Classic Playlist file with thousands of songs selected from many folders on HDD. I want to copy all of those files to my USB flash drive. How can I do that? Is there an ...
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Can't Connect To Ftp Server

I tried connecting ftp server using both active and passive mode even behind router and direct connection, none worked. I tried disabling firewall,AV still nothing is helping. Status: Resolving ...
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Windows 7, how to move file from one folder to a different one

A collection of files that belong in Folder A were mistakenly moved to Folder B. How do I get them, either one by one, or as a group, out of B into A? Windows 7.
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File moved from SSD to HDD in splits of seconds

When moving big files from a SSD to a HDD on my local computer, I sometimes see the first part of a big file (several GB) being moved in literally milliseconds. However, I haven't been able to make a ...
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Possible to copy files and directory structure but don't copy file contents (i.e. 0 byte file size)?

I'm wondering if it's possible to copy files and directory structure, but don't actually copy file contents. I want to copy over file names and extensions but have each individual file be 0 bytes in ...
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How to rsync files from machine A to machine C via machine B?

I need to rsync files from machine A which is not accessible from my machine (machine C) and it can only be accessed from machine B. How do I rsync files via another machine? files (machine A) ---...
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How to copy a directory on Windows, preserving timestamps of all directories being copied

I want to copy a directory tree while preserving timestamps of any file and directory that is being copied. The source directory is on a data DVD (ISO-9660 filesystem). I am copying to an NTFS ...
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Filezilla won't transfer 10 files simultaneously

I can't recall when I noticed the problem/change but I used to be able to always transfer 10 files at the same time if I wanted but something has changed where it will never do that. Sometimes it is 6 ...
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File transfer in ad hoc network

I'm trying to transfer files within ad hoc network. Is there any other way that I can transfer files since I've tried homegroup and apps such as AirDroid, ShareIt and MoveIt. I'm using Windows 10 and ...