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How can I copy a big file from one Windows machine to another limiting speed transfer?

Because of traffic reasons I am not able to transfer big files inside my network, unfortunatelly, I need to do such thing everyday. I usually transfer these files by coping and pasting from my ...
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2answers
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Deliberately throttle network file transfer speed (Windows Explorer)

I want to transfer a large amount of data between Sydney and Perth (opposite sides of Australia), using Windows Explorer, and network drives, in a Windows Server terminal services session. I don't ...
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How can I tell if my FireWire port is 400 or 800? (Linux)

I know this sounds very similar to How do I tell if my firewire connection is running as 400 or 800?, but the difference is, I don't have a FireWire device yet. The whole reason I'm asking is that ...
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1answer
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Which direction should I transfer my files? USB 2.0 to 3.0 or vise-versa?

I have a USB 2.0 enclosure and a USB 3.0 enclosure. I want to transfer large files from one to the other very often. Should I put the source drive in the 3.0, or the 2.0? Theoretically, IF each ...
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2answers
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Copy to USB drive stutters, is very slow

I am using Windows 8 64-bit and I have several USB thumbdrives. Whenever I try to copy files to any of them, the transfer starts out at about 17 MB/s, then goes to 19 MB/s, then drops to 5 MB/s and ...
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1answer
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Which is faster/easier, SFTP or FTP + VPN? [closed]

I'm involved in a data warehousing project for which our clients need to be able to upload large files to our server. Our main concern is speed, since we're expecting to get several TB worth of data ...
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1answer
479 views

Software for quickly copying large amounts of data over LAN?

I'm looking for some software for copying large amounts of data from a Mac OS X machine to a Windows 7 machine over a Cat5e cable with IPv4 connectivity? Another way I could ask this question is ...
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7answers
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Why is moving files from one harddrive to another so slow?

I use Windows Vista 64-bit and I have 6GB of RAM. Today I installed a new harddrive, and started with moving 465GB of data from my old harddrive to the new one. This process is very slow, the speed is ...
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1answer
2k views

Slow transfer with memory stick (819 kb/s)

What do I do to optimize the file transfer rate of a Memory Stick Duo? The file transfer was not like this when it was still new. Can reformatting give new life to a memory stick? It takes about 20 ...
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2answers
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Low USB transfer speed

I am using Windows Vista, my Motherboard is Intel D102GGC2 The transfer speed through USB is very slow on my PC, just 2-3 MBps... I also use Ubuntu 9.10, and surprisingly the USB transfer speed is ...
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2answers
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How to increase the speed between two external hard drives on my laptop?

I own Sony Vaio Z laptop with two external USB ports. It's quite new and has USB 2.0 support. I'm using Vista x64 on it. I also have two external usb hard drives, Iomega 500GB and WD for 1TB. Every ...
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1answer
685 views

Why can't I achieve full speed on a Symmetrical Internet Connection?

We are using a business Ethernet connection (3Mbit upload, 3Mbit download) and trying to understand issues with our tested bandwidth speeds. When uploading a large file we sustain 340 KB/s; ...
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3answers
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scp a little slow? windows vm ubuntu and mac leopard

I am running ubuntu under VMware. I connected my USB drive directly to ubuntu instead of through windows XP and i started transferring files from my mac leopard to ubuntu/usb HD Most of the time the ...
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4answers
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How can I see how fast data is being transferred in Mac OS X?

Is there a simple way to measure how the upload or download speed of data leaving my computer, like when I'm backing up the computer, or uploading large files through a browser? If so, how can I do ...
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How long would it take to transfer 1TB over USB 2.0?

This might be a completely stupid question because it is conceivably highly dependent on the respective disk speeds. But I am thinking that there is a speed cap that is specific to USB 2.0 that would ...