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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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1answer
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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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2answers
142 views

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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4answers
273 views

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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2answers
21 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
61 views

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 ...
0
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5answers
250 views

Is there a way to transfer large files on a fast speed (between islands)?

I have two computers on two different islands (yes we have small islands here), my friend's and mine. So, I want to share my movies with him. The problem here is that even if I host the files on my ...
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0answers
49 views

Is is possible to copy files over the network using an software installer?

basically i need a software installer to overwrite files which reside at a few PCs that are in the same network. Example i have PC A, i run this installer and it will copy and overwrite files to some ...
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0answers
2k views

Bluetooth file transfer says “The request could not be honored”

When I try to send a file to my DROIDX phone using the default Windows bluetooth file transfer utility, I get a message that reads "The request could not be honored" and I am unable to transfer the ...
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0answers
66 views

Is there a way to remotely copy something from one shared folder to another shared folder without relaying through my system?

I have a remote Windows 7 host with several shared folders. \\foobox\shared1 = c:\FooFolder \\foobox\shared2 - d:\FooFolder If I connect to \\foobox via explorer on a remote windows system and try ...
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2answers
172 views

How can I transfer all content of two drives between each other automatically?

I have two, nearly full, external hard drives of equal size. I want to transfer all content from one drive to the other, and vice-versa. Is there a way to do this automatically, without having to ...
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1answer
38 views

how to find the latest folder in unix from windows?

I have a path in unix /aaa/trial/<xxx>. means it has /aaa/trial/123 /aaa/trial/124 /aaa/trial/125 <xxx> is a folder which will change for each extract produced and it is an increasing ...
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0answers
77 views

Replacing a Windows File Server [closed]

We have a Windows file server that needs to be replaced. Unfortunately, there are to many custom build applications, shares, and random things that rely on the existence of that file server to just ...
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1answer
315 views

Is it possible to log file system events in Windows or Linux? [duplicate]

Is it possible to log file system events like copy, modification, deletion and creation of files and folders on a workstation? I primarily use Windows, but I would like to know if this is possible in ...
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2answers
62 views

Start download automatically when files are copied completely

I am trying to create a utility which can initiate download when files are copied on a FTP folder. I get these files from my another team. They copy new files during their day time and I start ...
2
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3answers
162 views

Windows 7 is very slow when the lid of the laptop is closed

I was moving a file over the local network using wifi connection in explorer. The label said that approximately 10 minutes of time is remaining. I closed the lid and returned after ten minutes. Almost ...
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1answer
648 views

USB File Transfer Log

I think I have just lost a USB stick. Is there a way to view all the file transfers made from a PC to the external drive, so I can double check everything that was on the drive? Very unlikely, but ...
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3answers
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Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth?

Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth? Or do you have to buy a 3rd party add-on? From Google, it seems like you needed a 3rd party app to do that.
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4answers
117 views

Pulling photos off an iPad

I don't work with or use Mac OS X as I am a Windows/Linux guy. But if I wanted to pull photos off of an iPad with my Windows laptop for someone, how would I do it? Is it as simple and connecting to ...
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2answers
89 views

Client-server software for file system read/write over internet? [closed]

Example: I have an actively used Windows computer connected to the internet and I would like to allow another computer to log in to the file system stored on it, with the ability to download or ...
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1answer
246 views

File copy slow from desktop

When I copy a large file like 5GB+ from one server share to another server share using my desktop, why is it so much slower than if I login to the server and copy it to the very same place? I mean I ...
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6answers
2k views

What is the most reliable way to send a big file between two Windows computers via network? [duplicate]

The file is around 170GB. I wouldn't upload it on the FTP, and download it. It is not reliable, sometime, connections drop, and it will have big trouble. So, is there any better way to do so? Anyone ...
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2answers
3k views

Continuously copy all file changes from one folder to another on change (Windows)

I'm working on a massive Java web application which is kept under centralized version control, but the source files are used to build and run the actual server, which then copies all the files I work ...
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1answer
185 views

Send one/multiple files to multiple servers

I often need to send files from my computer to a bunch of servers, who are on the same domain and on Windows. The files are always uploaded at the same place (like C:\foo\bar) in each server. Now, ...
0
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3answers
695 views

Installing Windows 8 on new SSD and transfer apps as easily as possible

I recently ordered a 128-GB SSD, on which I plan to reinstall Windows 8 as well as put applications, as well as a high quality 1 TB hard drive to replace my old, slow 250-GB hard drive. Once the ...
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2answers
2k views

Copy to USB drive stutters, is very slow

I am using Windows 8 64-bit and I have several USB thumbdrives. Whenever I try to copy files to any of them, the transfer starts out at about 17 MB/s, then goes to 19 MB/s, then drops to 5 MB/s and ...
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2answers
710 views

Move files between two windows file shares on the same server

Using Windows 7 I have a server with shared folders set up. If I open one of them and take a file and move it to a subfolder it's instant - the file is obviously only being moved on the server. The ...
0
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2answers
279 views

What's a good way to move large amounts of files from one place to another, using the file path?

I'm going to move my Winamp library from its current location (in various folders inside My Documents) to My Music, but I can't just drag and drop them, as there's thousands of files within My ...
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1answer
848 views

Transfer file from windows machine to another windows machine via command line?

I need to be able to transfer a file to a remote windows box, OS of windows vista or higher. I am transferring this file from one windows machine to another windows machine. The target machine isn't ...
0
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2answers
3k views

How can you move/copy all files of a specific file extension to a directory in windows vista?

How can i move all files of the same extension into another folder using cmd?
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0answers
294 views

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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1answer
9k views

best Method to move “C:\Users” on Windows 8

I am currently working on relocate my C:\Users-Folder. I found some solutions on the internet, but none of them are working for me. I already tried: Log in with Administrator Account, move Folder ...
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0answers
622 views

How to copy files from Linux to Windows with RDP (Vinagre)?

I'm able to log in to my EC2 instance with Vinagre but can't figure out how to copy files from my (Ubuntu 12.04) machine to that (Windows Server 2008) slice. Some googling yielded this which ...
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4answers
4k views

Move all files of type to a new folder in windows 7

Can anyone help on this. I have mp3 files all over the shop and therefore a lot of duplicates. What i need is a command line function that will move all files of type mp3 to a new folder. I'm not ...
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1answer
29 views

Windows Occasionally Fails To Move Folders

I'm using Windows 7 and sometimes (but not always) when I try to move a folder to or from the desktop and sometimes it fails to move (or add) the folder the first time. Has anyone else experienced ...
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5answers
3k views

Is it possible to download extremely large files intelligently or in parts via SSH from Linux to Windows?

I have a ~35 GB file on a remote Linux Ubuntu server. Locally, I am running Windows XP, so I am connecting to the remote Linux server using SSH (specifically, I am using a Windows program called SSH ...
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2answers
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Windows: How to securely transfer file from windows machine to remote host

I am currently looking at have a scheduled task set-up that will transfer a file from a Windows system to a remote host (possibly another Windows or Linux). In linux I know this can easily be done ...
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1answer
145 views

Lost files saved in Windows partition while working in Ubuntu

I have dual booted my system with Ubuntu and Windows 8. When I was working in Ubuntu, I saved some files onto the Windows data partition. Well it normally exists. But I booted into windows and then ...
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1answer
684 views

Transfering files using remote desktop Windows Server 2003

I am trying to transfer files between the two Windows Server 2003 computers. I have already looked online and have selected the Disk Drives option Local Drives in the Local Resources tab. I still ...
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2answers
71 views

Home Network with a wireless router

I want to create a home network. Sounds easy, well at first it did. So far I managed to connect the Laptop to the router and to Internet, but I can't connect the PC to the Laptop using the ...
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4answers
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How to better copy&paste big files over RDP?

Recently I was making a few attempts to copy&paste a big (1.2 GB) file to remote computer over RDP. The remote computer is virtual testing machine with MS Windows Server 2008 Datacenter. First ...
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3answers
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Split a file on Windows and join back together on UNIX?

I have a process that involves transferring files from the Windows LAN to an AIX UNIX server using FTP through a VPN connection. The problem is that some of the files are very large -- up to 4gb. The ...
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0answers
261 views

Rename and transfer files over network with a batch file

I have a folder C:\Data which contains continuously generated .csv files named after the date in format YYYYMMDD.csv, e.g. 20120510.csv. I want to rename and transfer all files except the one for the ...
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1answer
471 views

Find and move hidden files from sub-directories with batch file not working

I'm trying to use this batch file to find and move files... but it does not work on hidden files. What's missing? @echo off setlocal set root=E:\backup set dest=E:\Tmp for /f "delims=" %%f in ('dir ...
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2answers
246 views

Copy a 5+ GB file between two virtual Windows computers which are on separate VPNs

My question is a lot like this one except that the linked question is for Linux (NETCAT, SSH, etc) and I'm trying to do this via Windows. I am on my home computer. I have two simultaneous VPN ...
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3answers
152 views

How can I sync files from home with files at school?

This is actually for my mom. She only uses like 10 files, mostly Word and Excel, but has to constantly edit them at home and then email to school to use. Then, use at school, and email the modified ...
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2answers
2k views

How to track the USB storage devices connected to my Windows Server 2008R2 machine

We would like to monitor the unauthorized file copy from our local server to USB storage devices. We are not sure where windows logs all the USB storage devices connections. Please tell me, Is there ...
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5answers
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Moving hidden files/folders with the command-line or batch-file

Question Does anyone know of a way to move files and folders that have the hidden, system, or read-only attribute set from the command-line or a batch file? (No, stripping the attributes first is not ...
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2answers
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Large file copy timeout

I have a few videos up to 4 GB in size on an SD card. I am able to watch them and I think this proves they are intact. But whenever I try to copy file larger than perhaps 1.5 GB, the operations dies ...