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

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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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How to transfer all public files on one skydrive account to another?

How do you transfer all public files on one skydrive account to another? I have some files that I have made public and my friends wants to transfer/copy those files to his account without downloading ...
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How can I copy a file from a modern machine to a “vintage” Macintosh?

My son is working on a school project, the subject is the history of Mac computers. He’s writing a paper but has to create a visual display too. I suggested displaying his paper live in MacWrite on ...
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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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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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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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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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File operation dialogs always appear on top of each other

I just wondered if anyone knew of program that could cascade file operation dialogs (e.g. the dialog that appears when copying files) so that they don't appear in the middle of the screen always on ...
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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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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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Slow copy operation to Samsung 830 SSD

I have a 128 GB Samsung 830 SSD installed on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit machine. I tried to copy a folder from my C: drive to the SSD drive. And I have found out that copy speed is very slow. ...
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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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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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Can no longer copy or move files

I can no longer copy or move files with Windows Explorer. This affects local drives as well as network drives. Neither Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V nor drag and drop works. I don't get any response from Explorer; ...
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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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Files get corrupted when downloaded from FTP server

I'm currently facing a problem when downloading some files from an FTP server: they become corrupt. An introduction to the problem may be seen in this SO question (when I was thinking the problem was ...
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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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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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Resuming a download using Internet Download Manager

I use IDM (Internet Download Manager version 5.18 Build 8) to download files, but when I download a file from MediaFire.com, the connection is sometimes cut. When I try to resume the downloading, ...
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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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Windows 7 refuses to accept file transfers via Bluetooth

I have 3 machines with Bluetooth; Desktop running Windows 2000 with a USB dongle Laptop running Windows XP with a USB dongle Laptop running Windows 7 with Bluetooth built in I can send and ...
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Copying folders in Windows 7 without changing created/modified date?

When you're copying a folder with subfolders in Windows 7 file explorer (and possibly in earlier versions of Windows) all subfolders get their "date created" and "date modified" changed to the current ...
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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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Can't copy files from network drive

I have weird problem with copying files. When I copy file from network drive into C drive nothing happens but when I copy file from network drive to desktop I can copy the file. Also if I copy files ...
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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 transfer files between OSX and Android phone wireless?

I have MacBook running OSX 10.10.1 and Android 4.4 phone (Sony Z3 Compact). Both devices are connected thru Wi-Fi to the same router. Is there any way to easily transfer files wireless between them? ...
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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 send files via lan between two computers

Does anyone know a software which allows you to send files between two computers connected directly via lan cable (machines run WinXp and Win7)? I've already tried to use shared files and 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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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 ...