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

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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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Which properties are lost when windows says x.jpg has properties that can't be copied to the new location

I have a large collection of jpeg photographs that i'm trying to organise and then archive on a linux based file server. The vast majority copy over to the file server with no problem but for a few ...
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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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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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Can Email Services download files on your computer without your permission/knowledge?

The company I work for is involved in security clearance work, and thus all company computers are monitored (files, screenshots, etc). However, the following questions involve personal computers, not ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to disable check of free disk space before copying files?

I really hate the feature in Windows 7, that it verifies before copying any files whether the files fit to the destination drive. I have a pretty old MP3 player and I want to just select n songs and ...
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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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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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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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Can't send files from Android to Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 Computer, and an Android device (a Samsung galaxy fame to be precise). I have managed to pair them both via bluetooth, however when I try to send a file, it fails for some reason....
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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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Clone a 20 GB Xbox 360 hard drive to a 32 GB USB drive [migrated]

Note that the drive is beginning to fail which is why I need the data off of it. I have a game on the drive that is installed and the disc is scratched, so this is my only copy. I need to clone the ...
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Why does my flash drive speed slow down when copying?

After a few minutes of copying, it just gets slower and slower. Why? e.g. It starts with 20 MByte/sec, and when it finishes with it, it's @10 MByte/s. Various files, big, small, etc. UPDATE: ...
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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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Easy-to-use program for directly transfering big files to an IP-address

I saw this xkcd comic and was horrified that he is actually right: xkcd comic So, is there an EASY program to share files directly over IP? In the spirit of: open it it displays your current IP ...
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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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What's the difference between scp and sftp?

Usually, I use the scp command to transfer files on *nixes. What's the difference between SFTP and SCP? Don't they both work on SSH?
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Script to automate copy files with a pattern over network

I am trying to automate some tasks... I have to do some development work on one machine and other parts on another machine, with communication through a network share. I would like to copy certain ...
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How can I copy protect an executable file on a USB flash drive? [duplicate]

So I went through coding a python application, which I will put on a flash drive (maybe a few of them) and give it to a person, I'll probably use py2exe to convert it to an executable file as a way to ...
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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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Using Chrome Remote Desktop, can I transfer files between computers?

Is there a way to transfer files between remotely connected computers with the Google Chrome Remote Desktop plugin? If not, is there a simple way I can transfer files between connected computers?
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RDP File transfer is really slow. Any way to speed it up?

The host is running Windows XP Prof SP3 and the client is running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64. So ... I connect to the remote machine with a 15mbps of ADSL. Which ... I guess, got enough downstream. ...
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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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Fastest way to transfer files - faster to download from a local server or via a third party?

I have an employee in the Philippines that has a very slow internet connection so it takes her a long time to upload her finished work to me via a cloud service like Dropbox, Mega, etc. (Each ...
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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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Slow network file transfer (under 20KB/s) on newly built x64 Win7

I am getting <20KB/s for local network file transfer. If I transfer a very small file (less than 100KB) it would start quickly then slow down to <20KB/s. all subsequently network file transfer ...
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How do I transfer programs from my old computer to my new Windows 7 computer?

I know about the Easy Transfer tool included in Windows 7 that will transfer all my files but I want to transfer my programs. Also, I don't want to buy any gimmicky program if I don't have to.
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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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Super slow Western Digial External hard drive

I have 2TB of WD external hard drive. I use Windows Vista 32x. on DELL laptop Latitude D630 and connect through USB cable. When I transfer from my C drive to external hard drive it transfer only 3KB/...
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Portable HD transfer speed decelerates to 0 KB

I have a Western Digital 2 TB portable HDD. My laptop is running Windows 8.1. I'm having trouble transferring files from one to the other. On occasion, transferring files works fine but sometimes I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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File transfer over a serial port using Windows 8

I am looking for a way to transfer a file over from my Windows 8 computer to a Pandaboard (has OMAP ubuntu on it) using a serial cable. The solution should work in general for any ARM board, so for ...
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Seagate GoFlex NAS + Horrible Speed = Bad Experience

I am having issues with transfer speeds from my desktop PC to my NAS. I have my NAS hooked up to a Gigabit Gateway as well as my Desktop with Cat 5e. I see up to 4.0 MB/Second Transfer Rates, the ...
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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 ...