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

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Direct transfer of a file between two computers on the Internet

I'm looking for a simple but direct way to transfer a file of any kind and any size between two people. If possible, having only a web browser, without having the file stored on a third machine ...
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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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Backup folders even if filenames are too long

I need to copy 50 GB of files from my old Windows XP laptop to an external hard-drive. I'm currently using TeraCopy but there are a couple of deeply nested folders that throw an "can't copy folder" ...
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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 say my computer to another person's computer. We both use Windows, I can use some external program of course like TeamViewer for file transfers but ...
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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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What strategies can I use to swap the content of two almost full filesystems? [closed]

I've two external HDDs, diskA (1 TB) and diskB (250 GB). Both disks are almost full, diskA has only 10 GB of space available while diskB has 15 GB of space available. I want to transfer a folder from ...
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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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How to bypass a survey? [closed]

There are many staff (programs, hacks, bots e.t.c) are hosted in a file hosting, which requires you to fill a survey to download the content. I know, that these contents are usually fake, but they ...
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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 file copy dialog: Why is the estimation so… BAD?

xkcd I know that the Windows copy dialog (in Windows XP) stores the copy in memory first, and it is still copying after the dialog closes, so the time is off, but why is the estimation of the ...
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Why am I asked “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” when copying files from NTFS to a FAT drive?

I have an image file on my NTFS filesystem and get the following message when I try to copy to my FAT32 drive: Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties? I can't find any ...
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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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How do I transfer programs from my old computer to my new Windows 7 computer?

I know about the Easy Transfer tool included in Windows 7 that will transfer all my files but I want to transfer my programs. Also, I don't want to buy any gimmicky program if I don't have to.
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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 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 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 ...
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Rsync only changed files

Is it possible to have rsync transfer all files in a directory that have changed or have been created? I don't need something as sophisticated as a CRC diff check; files with different timestamps ...
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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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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 ...