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

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SDXC Write Speed Decrease Over Time

I've noticed in using my external SDXC cards that the write speed tends to decrease over time during a large file transfer. For example, when an SDXC card is plugged into the port on my 15" rMBP and ...
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Robocopy - misses files during copying (win7 Pro)

I'm using Robocopy to copy 60GB from one server drive to 2 drives in a dual (Duet) USB docking station. The commands used (both run at the same time) are: robocopy "i:\datax" "f:\datax" /copy:dat /e ...
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How to move Windows 10 to D or E drive?

I have windows 10 pro installed in my c drive. I want the windows to be installed in d drive or e drive. I tried doing it by making windows 10 bootable flash drive, but it is only resetting my windows....
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Transfer files over WiFi from Windows to iPad

Any idea how to transfer (large) files from Windows to an iPad over an an-hoc WiFi network? I am looking for a direct solution, without having to wait for my files to be uploaded to some internet ...
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external HDDs cannot copy files out

I have 3 different external HDD, 1Tb, exFAT format (for Mac and PC). They all developed the same problem: I cannot copy some files from them. The copying speed just drops to 0 on them and that is it. ...
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I can't copy “Appdata” to a external disc

So I'm doing a backup, manually. I copied some folders in wich there is all my files (I only save things inside them). Now I want to save application data. So in case I lost the programs, I can ...
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How to transfer file from Windows95 in VMWare to Host OS?

How can I transfer files from Virtual Windows 95 to Host (Windows 10) ? I tried many things: Enable copy and paste in Guest Isolation Enable shared folders option but it isn't supported in Windows ...
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Can anything resume a download from a server (filetransfer.support.microsoft.com) that forces restarts? [duplicate]

Microsoft support are trying to send me a 1GB file. The problem is, their homespun file transfer service (filetransfer.support.microsoft.com) appears to be configured in a way which prevents downloads ...
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Easy way to check what files are missing

I have 2 hard drives, I copied everything from one hard drive to a fresh drive, but some files didn't copy as they were corrupted. Is there an easy way to check what files from one hard drive are not ...
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Attempted to move folder. Where did my files go?

So I have had this "stuff" folder on my C: drive (Windows 7 ultimate) which has grown into the tens of gigs. Since the C: drive only had about a gig left, I got a new drive. Just installed it. When ...
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Multi-threaded fule upload with Chrome

I have 100 mbit GPON internet connection with about 80 mbit upload speed. When I try to upload video on youtube with Mozilla 42, it uploads with 4-5 mbits. In chrome, uploading stars with same speed ...
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Someone has copied the files but I need to know what files exactly [duplicate]

How do I find someone has copied what files in my computer I need to know that files locations(addresses) and which devices he used?? I'm using Windows 7.
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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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Can I swap 2 folder names in Windows when files are in use

I am a user with write access to a Windows network share. Every few months I update the files on this share but often they are locked or in use, especially exe or dll files. The workaround is to ...
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how to scp between two servers that share same .pem

I have two server which I use same .pem file to connect to them. .pem file is only available on my local machine I can transfer from/to local machine to either of those server but I can't transfer ...
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How to access files in a non-shared folder of a pc over LAN?

Say I have 2 Windows 8 PCs connected over WiFi in a home network. Is it possible to silently access / explore files and folders of one PC using the other using any app /windows feature?
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How to copy remote build files localy as needed?

I have a remote server that has cpp header files and endstates (lib/dll/exe) needed to compile projects. Using the remote server when compiling takes a lot of time with the added overhead of going ...
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Why do file transfers between drives use RAM

I've noticed that whenever I copy or move large files from my SSD, which I use as the system drive, to my HDD or to an external hard or flash drive, the speed graph shown by Windows always looks the ...
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Copying a subset of a large folder, preferably using robocopy

I want to copy some files from a huge share on a high-latency server. I can do it with multiple robocopy commands: robocopy /MT \\slow\share\path1 c:\my\path1 *.exe robocopy /MT \\slow\share\path2 c:\...
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Copying text files causes massive disk load

When I copy text files from one partition to another on the same disk (which is a brand new WD Blue), it takes 10-20 seconds, even, if the size of the file is 120 KB. I suspect that my Microsoft ...
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Reaching FileZilla by Web Browser in LAN gets error 425 Can't open data connection for transfer of “/”

Everything within LAN, under the same router. Server with FileZilla at 192.168.1.101 Client at 192.168.1.5, access from Firefox by ftp://andy:andy@192.168.1.101/ Here is the log: (000005)08/10/...
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File exchange tool between Windows and Mac connected to different logical networks [duplicate]

Does there exist a secure file exchange tool for Windows and Mac? It would be nice if it could communicate via local network (e.g. WiFi), but with one important caveat: we have two routers connected ...
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Copy file from Linux to Linux (Ubuntu)

I feel a bit strange asking this question - but I did not find via Google: What is the standard way for copying (file-transfer) files from one Linux machine to another? Preferably via a GUI Of ...
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How to transfer .zip files from Windows Phone to OSX via USB?

How to transfer .zip files from Windows Phone to Mac OSX via USB? Is it even possible?
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how to quickly copy between local drives over ssh?

I've got a server with Ubuntu 15 on it. I have an external hard drive connected. I'm trying to copy files the USB drive to the hard drives. If I do this locally, it's very quick (~30MBi/s). If I ...
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Windows Phone WPSystem folders “security ID structure is invalid”

Background: I have an audio recording program on my Windows Phone (8.1). It stores its recordings in a private app data folder. For the longest time I've been trying to get to those files (and all ...
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Syncing Large, Rarely Changing Files

I have a home server containing a fair amount of (legally-obtained) media files. When additions are made to this set when I am away, I would like to be able to sync these files to the remote copy on ...
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Comparing directories

At some point when there was a software upgrade the previous support person that I took over from made a copy of a directory to the new server for the upgrade. We've kept the old server around ...
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Transfer huge files to new server through FTP

I have a dedicated server in Germany with 120GB data, since I have bought a new dedicated server in U.S, I would like to transfer all the files to new server through FTP connection, to achieve this I'...
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HD Transfer Rate going down

So I want to copy a 97,9GB folder to another folder and started with a high transfer rate and an estimated time of about 30 minutes. As the fdsr continues to copy the transfer rate goes down. Its at ...
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When files are copied through LAN network which computer is doing most of the work?

Let's say I have two computers in a network (Same OS..let's say Windows ), one very fast and one very slow, and I want to copy files from one to another. Does it make any difference which one I use to ...
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What is backup mode in Robocopy

I am trying to copy a large database backup file over network. The traditional program copy or xcopy failed with different binary resulted. Also tried robocopy without parameter, and resulted a ...
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Enabling pause button in windows 7 copy dialog

Today, while sniffing around with Spy++, I found a hidden pause button in windows 7 copy dialog box. Is there any way to enable it like a registry tweak or something?
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Move data files from c drive to drive windows 10

Windows 10: How can I move my data files from OS(C:) to DATA (D:) drive while ensuring all my shortcuts and references will work properly?
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Fastest way to fill SD memory card with dummy files

I need to run operation on SD card. This involves a lot of existing files and folders on card. Names and sizes are important, but content of the files is not. Before each operation I copy directory ...
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How can I tell if someone copies files through VPN

If someone is connected through VPN on a server is it possible to tell if he is copying and pasting files (from server on their computer) inside a Remote Desktop Connection session?
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Ubuntu file copy fake success?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When copying a big folder with lots of files and sub folders from my NTFS U disk to my hard drive, the progress bar indicates that copy is finished. But the destination ...
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Could a DTMF implementation like Google Tone be used as a practical file transfer mechanism?

Google recently released a Chrome extension called Tone, that allows sharing of a URL between two computers, using their microphones and speakers to encode the information in an audio signal. It uses ...
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Can I connect 2 computers using a Thunderbolt cable?

I wonder if it's possible to transfer data between 2 Windows-controlled computers using a Thunderbolt cable?
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Is there a way to programatically copy and paste to an RDP?

I am looking to write a quick script to send one file (that I change often) from my workstation (windows7 OS) to a remote server (windows server 2012) via the RDP client. Ideally, I am looking to ...
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Best way to transfer files from Windows to Windows via Internet

I’m looking for the best way to transfer files from my computer to another person’s computer. We both use Windows and I can use some external programs like TeamViewer for file transfers but I found ...
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Extract folders' contents to the parent folder [duplicate]

I have multiple folders inside one folder, I want to move all the contents of these folders up to the parent ( basically like extracting compressed files ) so what's the easiest way to accomplish ...
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Is there a windows batch command that can copy files from a Linux server to my local machine?

I have been using the following SCP command: SET cfolder=c:\temp\%currentdate% scp -r username@servername.com:/opt/logs/test.log %cfolder%\test_K1B.log The problem with the above is that it keeps ...
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What are the similarities and differences between incremental backup and file synchronization?

Suppose that I have a source drive (e.g., internal hard drive) and a destination drive (e.g., external hard drive). Similarities Obviously, they both involve copying files from the source to the ...
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File cut-and-paste over RDP works as copy-and-paste

When I cut a file on the remote machine and paste it to the local machine, the file is copied OK, but the remote file is not deleted. Is this behavior by design, or am I missing something?
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Asked whether or not to replace files when copying to an empty destination?

This has happened to me so many times and in each one of them I had no idea why on earth this would happen. When I copy / move / extract files to an empty folder, the process pauses on some file, ...
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Transfer files over WiFi on Windows 8.1

I and my friend each have a laptop with WiFi; both are running Windows 8.1. Is it possible to transfer a file from one laptop to the other without an Internet file sharing service, or even without a ...
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Would SSH closed terminate the transfering?

I suscribed a dedicated hosting. I use PUTTY software (SSH client) login to the linux server and make a huge folder transfering from folder to folder. If I close my PUTTY (SSH client). Will the ...
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How can I transfer files from Windows XP PC to Windows 8.1 PC?

I need help to transfer my files from my old computer that has Windows XP to my new PC that has WIndows 8.1. I know it will be easier to just buy an external hard drive but I'm not able to do that ...
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Powershell Copy-Item: Container cannot be copied onto existing leaf item

I have a Powershell script with a line that looks like this: Copy-Item \\[machine 1]\[path 1]\[directory 1]\ \\[machine 2]\[path 2]\ -recurse When my script gets to this line, the following error ...