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

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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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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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Is there a way to append files efficiently using the DOS copy command?

Using the DOS copy command syntax to concatenate files: copy file1.txt+file2.txt all.txt I know I can do this... copy file1.txt+file2.txt file1.txt Is this efficient? Is it doing what I'm ...
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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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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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I/O fails to nfs mount (occasionally) - server timed out

I have a Linux-based fileserver (ark) which exports a raid volume over nfs4. Sometimes when doing large copy operations, it will time out. [nathan@ebisu /mnt/extra/disk] rsync -a --progress . ...
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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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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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How do I move files out of nested subdirectories into another folder in ubuntu? (Trying to strip off many subfolders)

How do I move files and not directories into another folder/parent folder? I have a folder structure that is extremely ugly, with some .mp3 files buried 6 levels deep in a sub-folder. I want to ...
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Very slow copying files on a SD-memory card

Can someone explain to me why copying some files (10 to 20 folders with average 6 files of 5MB) takes so long - about an hour. I'm downloading some free music from www.jamendo.com. These are ...
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Copy files to a Laptop [closed]

I have an urgent requirement to copy files from one laptop to another laptop which are not connected in any way. Is there any way of doing this?
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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 ...
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Move files from multiple folders all into parent directory with command prompt

I have multiple .rar files in multiple folders like this: C:\Docs\Folder1\rarfile1-1.rar C:\Docs\Folder1\rarfile1-2.rar C:\Docs\Folder1\rarfile1-3.rar C:\Docs\Folder2\rarfile2-1.rar ...
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How to recursively move all folders one directory up back one directory

I have folders in scenery/terrain that contain folders called terrain and objects. These folders have folders with data files. How do I move all of the contents scenery/terrain/[name]/terrain to ...
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Inverse multiplexing to speed up file transfer

I have send a large amount of data from one machine to another. If I send with rsync (or any other method), it will go at a steady 320kb/sec. If I initiate two or three transfers at once, each will go ...
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Is there a way to transfer thousand of small files faster on Windows 7?

I noticed that if I transfer a few large files between two hard drives, it's pretty speedy, at around at least 30 MB per second, but if I transfer thousands of files less than 5 KB, it is ...
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Sending keystrokes to an application with a file as the source

I've had numerous times that I've needed to transfer a batch file or other text to a remote computer (not on the same network) that doesn't support copy/paste or have a "chat"/file transfer feature ...
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Any recommendations for a seamless 'Robust File Copy' addition to Windows? [closed]

I have a new Nettop using Win7 and noticed a weakness with the Windows ‘Copy/Paste’ command. When I download typically large films using JDownloader to the C: drive, JD checks the file MD5 and tells ...
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Is there a way I can be notified when Windows Explorer is done copying / moving a file?

Obviously, this is a very common operation, but I'm annoyed that Windows will not tell me when it is done. I either need to see if the copy / move progress bar still exists, or (worse) look to see if ...
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Filezilla - forced view expanding folders on remote process

When running a remote process on Filezilla, such as deleting files/folders or changing permissions, it expands and shows each file and folder it recurses through as it processes them. This is a ...
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Discrepency in number of files transferred in Teracopy

Over the past few days, I've been using Teracopy to transfer over a large number of files and folders from a small flash-drive (well, 32gb) , to an external hard-drive (4tb). However, I noticed that ...
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how to copy a disc with audio_ts and video_ts

How do I copy it? I can only see those two folders when I try to see the contents of the dvd. And inside those folders I see a .vob file. Do I need to have a dvd ripping software to do the job for me? ...
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Parallel file copy from single source to multiple targets?

I have a several large files on optical media I would like to copy to multiple targets - in this case I have two hard drives attached to the same computer. Is there a utility that can function like: ...
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merging all files into one folder from different folders

I want my files to be copied in one folder, the files came from different folder but in the same location. I run this code in CMD but it copies the folder into new directory. xcopy "D:\NBS ...
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How can I slow down file-copy speed. (USB drive locks up)

My USB drive (1TB Seagate) locks up whenever I copy a large file (>300MB approx). The computer slowly freezes with not even the mouse working. It seems like an I/O deadlock. However, it works ...
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image file on external HDD cannot be read and transferred to another drive - created using macrium reflect

I have created a image backup using macrium reflect - it succussfully completed. I can explore the windows partition. The file is on an external 1TB hard drive. The backup is 105GB in size. Contains ...
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Why copying takes time across partitions on the same disk? [duplicate]

This is a possible duplicate of Moving files from one partition to another on an SSD When I copy files from C:\...\Downloads\ to C:\...\Desktop\ it happens instantly, but if I copy the same file ...
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What is the fastest method of transfering files between a Windows 7 PC and virtual server?

I have 600 tiff files of aerial imagery (180MB each) on an external thumb drive. I need to transfer the tiff files from my desktop PC (Windows 7 pro) to a network attached storage (NAS) device ...
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Windows Batch commands to copy file to multiple subdirectories

I have 2 files file1.txt and file2.txt that I want to copy into a folder structure like this parentfolder subfolder1 destinationfolder subfolder2 destinationfolder ...
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scp checks existence in the wrong order

I've just come across a what I think is an odd behavior in scp. Consider the following: root@box:~$ scp foo.txt root@example.com: root@example.com's password: foo.txt: No such file or directory I ...
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Best way to transfer files across unstable LAN?

This is very similar to Question 326211, but in this case, the LAN is an unstable Wi-Fi connection. I need to transfer about 11 GiB of files between two computers, both running Linux (although one ...
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Copy files with filter (XP)

I have a huge folder (over 6GB) with multiple sub-folders that I want to copy onto an external hard drive, however I do not want it to copy any PDF, EXE or ZIP files across to save space. Is there ...
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Folder transfer over poor sat link

Does anyone know of a tool (exe or script etc.) to manage transfer of large folders over a poor network connection? It would need to be able to handle very slow speeds and network outages, and keep ...
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How to copy lots of files between two computers, without network?

I want to copy around 50Gb of files from my desktop to my work laptop. For some reason, the laptop won't connect to my home network. I haven't had any luck with a direct ethernet connection either, ...
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How to take a snapshot of a directory on Linux as it was at a particular point in time?

I have a directory containing a lot of result log files (directory size ~ 4GB), and a set of processes running that keep on writing to these files. To be able to correctly analyze the results at a ...
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Adding trec format tags to thousands of file

I need to add tags like text of file in thousand of files in a directory and I tried it using cat and outputing it to a stream of file using for file in * do cat ../gau > temp; //gau contain ...
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Speed of an Internal File Transfer on a Remote Device (HDD/NAS)

I have a "WDMyCloud" which is a 3TB NAS with a linux based OS. I have attached another external drive to it so I can copy all of its contents. The second drive was mounted automatically and shows up ...
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Computer beeps on bluetooth file transfers - can't stop

I have a Windows 7 Pro computer which is configured to receive a file from another computer (Windows XP) every 30-60 seconds. This file is a screenshot of the second computer. We're not allowed to ...
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How can I copy a folder from the Linux command line?

Say I'm in the / folder in a remote Linux machine I connect to over ssh. There's a folder called testapp. /testapp I want to create an exact copy of this called: /testapp-staging Using a GUI I ...
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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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Transferring files from laptop to external hard drive

I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium SP2, and when moving extra long favorites from an internal 500GB hard drive to an external USB-connected MyBook 2TB hard drive, I get a file copy operation ...
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How can I move my user profile on Windows 8.1 64 Bit? [duplicate]

I have two hard drives C: solid state with the operating system installed and D: for back up. I would like to move my User profile from C: to D: to free up space on C: Can anyone tell me how to do ...
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Move all files of type to a new folder in windows 7

Can anyone help on this. I have mp3 files all over the shop and therefore a lot of duplicates. What i need is a command line function that will move all files of type mp3 to a new folder. I'm not ...
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Can I copy files automatically from a hard-drive when it is inserted?

Is there a way to start coping all the files from a external hard-drive to another external hard-drive automatically when it's inserted? I don't know the drive letter of both drives before. Is this ...