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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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Hotlinking of only images, and serving files without an easily usable link

I'm trying to make a simple file upload thing in apache2 (xubuntu). However, I want people to ONLY be able to hotlink images. Files should only be servable from a download button on the page. The ...
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Sending files over network

Is there an easy way to send files over a network? Specifically between my desktop running windows 7 that is using an ethernet cord and a surface 3 running windows 10 that is connected to the same ...
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Program to copy data from dying(?) HDD? [closed]

I have Windows 7 installed to my SSD and miscellaneous downloads and files stored on my internal HDD. My hard drive suddenly started loading slowly earlier this week - right clicking on the drive or ...
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USB Auto Find and Copy

How would someone write a program that when one plugs in an USB, it would auto run, find file names and copy them onto the USB? I have tried it several times with varying degrees of success but never ...
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Copy all searched files from remote to local

I have mounted remote server location "www.blah.com/tmp" to my local machine at /mount/remote. Now when I do this $ cd /mount/remote then $ find . -name CRASH* -print It prints the respective ...
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How to copy files from a virtual machine to a local machine?

I have a virtual machine on Virtualbox with Ubuntu 15.04 (Command Line Interface only) and I want to copy files from the virtual machine to the host. As I have only CLI, I cannot use shared folders. ...
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How to copy only the files that have been added later on to a folder (Windows 8)?

I have got a folder named A in the desktop (for eg) and another folder called A in D drive. A in the desktop is identical to the one in the D drive in the beginning. I, later on added some more file ...
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Why is moving files between btrfs subvolumes an expensive operation?

From what I understand, btrfs subvolumes share the same file system "storage", so I was surprised to know that moving files between different subvolumes is an expensive operation, like moving between ...
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Win 8.1: Made new VHDs/ TXTs & copied to D partition of another machine, on booting C off 2nd machine, files not visible?

Win 8.1: Made new VHDs/ TXTs & copied to D partition of another machine, on booting C off 2nd machine, files not visible? This is plain weird. How and Why? PS: I check Security tab and it ...
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When moving multiple files in windows, when does it change the reference and when does it actually move the files?

I've noticed this inconsistent behavior: Sometimes when moving multiple files, it would execute immediately, and other times, it would take some time and display a progress bar. How can you know in ...
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Batch copy files from client list to my server

Could you help me to create batch file to get information from client to server. I have 10 clients such as 1. CU01 2. CU02 3. CU03 . . . 10.CU10 I would like to copy file from 10 clients on ...
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Copy (almost) entire filesystem with minimal effort

A couple months ago I switched from VPS to dedicated server, however all this time I haven't found the time to actually go through all the files I might need again, copy them and shut down the VPS. ...
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How do I get files from my file server to my Windows machines robustly and efficiently?

I have a file server running Linux, with a few RAID arrays of SATA drives. This file server currently exposes certain directory trees over Samba and NFS4. I use this file server to serve MP3 files for ...
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How to simply xcopy a folder into another keeping the structure?

Suppose I have the following structure and the current working directory is root: root - sub1 file1.xml file2.xml - sub2 file3.css - _target {is an ...
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Windows copy a large file and I halfway cancel did it copy, did it copy

In Windows Server 2012 I copy a large file 13GB (file A) and overwrite to same file name but different path (file B). It prompted overwrite and I click Yes. It copy about 5%, and I immediately press ...
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Replicate data across folders on-the-fly automatically in Mac OS X 10.10.4 (Yosemite‎)

Long time Mac User running OS10.10.4. I'm looking for the best method to replciate data across separate folders on-the-fly. That is to say, I want to copy data to Folder A then have it ...
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Extracting files from windows to linux on a same partition

First Hello. I'm having a little stupid issue that comes to me when i installed Fedora 20 on my laptop. Before installing the Fedora i had Windows 7 on my C: partition. The laptop is with 700 GB ...
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where does copied file location of rdp resides in windows

In general while we copy in local windows the files resides at clipboard and it would be used from clipboard. Recently while working on rdp the normal copy paste works with ease which puzzled me ...
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Making mbuffer faster

I'm trying to transfer files as fast as possible across a 10 gig network connection. Up until now, I've been using rsync to move large files across the network, but I'm trying mbuffer now because I've ...
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Win Server 2012 PowerShell 4 script to Copy, Rename, and Touch a File

I created a PowerShell 4 script to backup the Outlook 2013 VbaProject.OTM file by copying it from the production directory to a backup directory, and adding a filename suffix of the current date and ...
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A tool to compare if two directory is the same? [closed]

I copied bulk amount of datas between computers. Can anybody tell me a tool that could compare if the contents are the same? (same amount of files, directories, file crc checks)
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OS X - copy files issue - Resource busy

Calling all OS X experts. I copied two 1Tb drives (ex-Windows) onto a new 2Tb USB 3.0 drive using Finder on the Mac (OS X 10.9). The 2Tb drive is now about 90% full. I now want to duplicate that ...
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Choosing “skip” and “Do this for all current items” in Windows 8 File Copy dialog

I am trying to copy files off a bad hard-drive. Windows occasionally opens a dialog to let me know there were errors copying certain files. If I choose "skip" and "Do this for all current items", ...
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100 mbps network transfers slows down PC

We have a network with many PC's. There is a 1 gbps ethernet switch with 8 ports and a 100 mbps ethernet switch with 8 ports. My PC is plugged into the 1 gbps switch. When someone on the network that ...
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Windows can't copy a file that i can read manually

As one of my HDD is showing signs of harware failure, i wanted to copy all of it's data to another one for replacement. (i am not seeing any need for an Imaging software since it is not a boot ...