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

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Copying and Syncing Files on the Same Computer [duplicate]

I have a slightly unusual situation. I've got some files in a folder (as you do), and I'd like to make a copy of them to another locations (easy so far). However, I'd like this secondary copy to ...
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Delete files ending in -Copy

I accidentally copied A LOT of files to the same directory, and they now all end in - Copy, like i would have a file called song.mp3 and another one called song - Copy.mp3. Is there a quick and easy ...
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Two specific files won't transfer to an external disk

The progress bar won't move, and the dialogue will just stay there hanging. The files are small (<500 MB), so it's not an issue of the progress bar moving slowly because of the size. The problem ...
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How do I transfer permissions in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I recently transferred the files on my backup hard drive to my new computer. However, I'm unable to open any of them because Windows gives me an error which states: "It looks like you don't have ...
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Sync files from a RDP “local drive”

I have users who remotely log into a terminal server over the Internet. They need the ability to synchronize their local drive (mapped through RDP settings) with their "user" drive on the terminal ...
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Share USB-storage between two devices

This question will sound strange so bear with me and let me explain. I have an embedded device, this device works in such a way that when a USB-storage is connected to it, it immediately creates a ...
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Are Class 4 microSD cards faster than Class 10 microSD cards for small files?

In a comment to this Hardware Recommendations SE question, Agent_L writes: There is no such thing as "fastest" card, eg cards with higher (like 10) class are faster for large files (eg video) but ...
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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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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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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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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 find out who is receiving files or cancel old transfers in Skype?

Every once in a while I hear the sound "file received" in Skype. I haven't sent any files recently but there are probably files I sent earlier to group chats and it's probably some members of group ...
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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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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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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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How can I move files from 2-level folders to 1-level folder

I have a bunch of files stored in a file directory as such root_folder -- folder1 --folder1_2 --bunch of files here -- folder2 --folder2_2 --bunch of files here -- ...
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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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500 Mbit/s powerline network, only 3.5 Mbyte/s transfer speed?

I have a TP-Link 500 Mbit/s Gigabit Powerline Adapter linking two computers (one Windows Vista and one Windows 7) in different rooms in the house. As in: Computer <-Ethernet cord-&...
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Background copy large files to a laptop?

I like to watch Windows Media Center recorded TV files on my laptop in bed. I find, though, that when the programs are in high definition (HD), I have a lot of stuttering and delays—no doubt because ...
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How to send huge files from one server to another server

I need to transfer a huge file (more than 70GB) from one server in Canada to another server in Africa. I tried FTP, but always get disconnected somewhere. And I guess the network is not stable for ...
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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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How to continue file transfer to LAN target on Windows?

I have a big file, and I wanted to copy it to the other machine. (Both runs on Windows 7 x64.) The network speed is terrible, so it took hours to get even 25gigs copied over. And then, the network ...
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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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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 does Windows determine how long it takes to perform a given action on a file?

I wanted to know if there's an equation that Windows uses to determine how long it takes to perform an action on a file, say delete, to copy, to erase, or to install. For example, when I'm deleting ...
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How to move multiple files in OSX

In OSX, when I click on a file while holding down the command button, I can move it to another drive. The problem is trying to do this with multiple files. If I press command-A to select all the ...
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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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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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How to copy files to disk with Windows 8

I'm struggling with, it seems, basic task: I have an old HDD with Windows 7 & plenty of data, and I want to move some of it to my new SSD drive with Windows 8. So I took Windows 8 SSD drive, and ...
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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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Windows surface pro file-transfer extremely low

I've had my surface for a couple of days and I noticed the transfer speeds are extremely low. I'm just copying some files on the ssd. The transfer starts at about 50mb but quickly plummets to 100kb/s ...
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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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Recursive, Non-Overwriting File Copy?

I've got a directory that contains a bunch of other folders containing CoffeeScript/ JavaScript files. I'm able to compile the CoffeeScript files into a new folder with the same folder structure fine....
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Is it possible to remove the 'Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?'

'Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?' Yes, I'm sure, I'm certain... I never want to be asked again. Once a month I need to copy small .mpg files [for in-store advertising ...
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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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Is there a queue copy program available for Windows 7?

When copying a lot of files all from different locations to the same location, using Windows Explorer, Windows always creates multiple copy processes, slowing everything down. How can I queue copy ...
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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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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 ...