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How can I verify that a 1TB file transferred correctly?

I frequently transfer VM images from hypervisors to an archive server for long term storage. I transfer using netcat since it is faster than scp, rsync, ect.. hypervisor$ cat foo.box | nc ...
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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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Windows 7 File Transfer Speed over Gigabit is slow

I've got windows 7 pro running on my file server and my main desktop. Each has a gigabit network connection and I'm connected to a gigabit switch. However, when trying to copy some large files, it's ...
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Is it possible to set wget to show the transfer times in milliseconds?

Generally, wget shows transfer times in seconds. Is there a way I can to make it show the time in milliseconds?
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Transferring lots of messages between IMAP accounts

I have to move many, many emails (over a thousand) from an old IMAP hosting provider to a new IMAP hosting provider. I know I can just set up the old and new accounts in Thunderbird and drag and drop, ...
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Transferring VirtualBox Virtual Machines to another computer

Is there any way to transfer VirtualBox VMs, with their operating system and all their files intact, to another computer?
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What's the most efficient way to transfer data from desktop to laptop?

I've bought a desktop-replacement laptop and I still have some 20-30 GB of data to transfer to it from my current computer. What's the most efficient way to do it? Note the desktop is a 2001 computer ...
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How do you transfer a user account to another computer?

I am traveling and I am using a laptop which is not mine (because I left my own laptop at my home). I got too carried away with the borrowed laptop and I made a user account on it. I do not want to ...
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How do you transfer files between Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Windows 7?

I was able to transfer photos from my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 to my Toshiba notebook using bluetooth, once. Now nothing I do seems to allow me to repeat the miracle. Anyone know what settings on both ...
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Windows SSH file transfer?

Is there a way to do file transfers on a remote PC (off the LAN) using something similar to the unix/Linux SCP command?
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Verifying successful file transfer after moving lots of large files

I'm working on transferring a lot of files (>100GB, several thousands of files) over my network to a new Mac. Once the transfers are done I'd like to be able to verify that all of the files were ...
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How to copy iPhone contacts on Mac?

I just got a new Mac. My iPhone contacts are extensive and complete. I understand that if I want to sync the computer and the IPhone, I must make sure the computer is the source since all existing ...
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Transferring Music to Ipod Touch without Installing iTunes on Windows

Is there any software that can be used to transfer music from a computer to an iPod touch without requiring installation of any apple software? MusicMonkey and the foobar plugin all require ...
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Encrypted file format that is supported on PC and MAC

I need to make an encrypted file on a PC that I can burn to CD and give a mac user who wants to decrypt it without having to install a program? is this even possible? thanks
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How to transfer photos from my iPad to Mac

One of the great benefits of the iPad will be putting a ton of my photos in one, great place to show friends and family (rather than bringing them over to my computer). But I have several thousand ...
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Transfer iTunes from PC to Mac?

I've just switched to Mac. Everything was running smoothly so far. Now I need to copy my iTunes library (+6,000 songs and videos) from my old windows computer to my new Mac. I've heard it can be done ...
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Macbook does not recognize Galaxy tab 7.7

I have Macbook OS 10.7.2 and Galaxy Tab 7.7 I want to transfer files to and from these devices, but when I connect the tab to the laptop using the USB cable that came with it, my laptop doesn't ...
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Connecting desktop computer to the internet through laptop wifi

Due to some home network complications I have had to move my router to a seperate part of the house, therefore the wired network I had set up can no longer work. Before I find the time to go out and ...
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How do I transfer a Windows 7 installation to a new HDD?

I've just got all the parts I need to build a new PC but the SATAII hard drive I ordered did not come and I've received an IDE drive instead. While I wait to get the correct drive type and send the ...
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Transferring photos from Mac to iPhone5

I've got a MacBook Pro on 10.7.5 and I'd like to transfer photos from my computer to my iPhone5. What's The easiest way to do so?
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How to move Outlook from one computer to another?

I know I can move the outlook.pst file, but what about the email accounts and other configuration? I'd hate having to insert the email accounts one by one again, so are the configuration settings for ...
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File transfer over a serial line

I have 2 linux computers, and a serial line between them, one of them is only accessible through a serial line that has shell on it. How can I transfer files between the 2 computers? I've heard that ...
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Can I move an HDD with retail Windows 7 to a new machine without reinstalling?

A friend has a 5 or 6 year old Vista machine with reasonable low-end hardware (Athlon64x2 w/ 8GB RAM), but the Vista install is pretty messed up and it needs to be wiped and reinstalled. We're ...
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How can I transfer emails from MS Outlook to Yahoo?

For the first time I use MS Outlook 2007 for Yahoo Mail and I've configured it. All of the emails have downloaded from the Yahoo server and to Outlook and as a result, the Yahoo inbox is completely ...
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Is there an easy way to transfer Firefox extensions and profiles from one OS to another on the same computer?

I'm assuming that most, if not all, the extensions and changes to the userchrome.css will work on Ubuntu Netbook, so I'm looking for a simple way to transfer them all from my primary Vista OS to my ...
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Installing ethernet drivers with no install package

I recently got my new Sony Vaio laptop and formatted it into Windows 7 Ultimate. I would like to use the Windows Easy Transfer Tool over a network connection to transfer some of my files over from my ...
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Files from Android to Windows 8.1 pc

i would like to transfer some pictures from android phone to my windows 8.1 laptop over a bluetooth, but even when i paired the devices i don't have on the bt icon in windows buttons to send or ...
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How to transfer random selection of directories from external hd to laptop and specify limit of total data

My laptop HD is a 120GB SSD. I also have a TB external HD which I used to store my music, photos and videos. I like having some music on my laptop in case I want to listen to something and I don't ...
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Copying files in Linux from Windows [closed]

I am trying to copy files from a GNU/Linux host to a windows host. The windows host is inside a firewall and Linux host is outside the firewall. I need to issue a command from Windows box that will ...
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Transfer private key pair from firefox to Internet Explorer?

I'm doing some Integration testing through a VPN connection. In order to access the VPN I had to create a private/public keypair. I did this in firefox and can access the VPN. The problem is, after ...
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Would rsync save meaningful amount of data transfer for compressed/encrypted files?

Would rsync save meaningful amount of data transfer for sync'ing 1) zip files, 2) ASCII armored GPG encrypted files, and 3) Mathematica .mx files, respectively ? A typical scenario is that I ...
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Transfer iPhone to new computer: will I lose sensitive app data?

I currently use a Windows PC to manage the music and apps etc. on my iPhone 4 manually. I know, Windows but I need it for my university course. I want to transfer the manual management of my iPhone ...
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Linux to Windows file

I want to copy 2 files from my Linux VM (running in Hyper V) over to the Windows machine it runs in. What is the quickest and simplest way to do this? A lot of pages online use winScp but offer no ...
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FTP Transfer Speeds on Local Computer

For some testing, I'm running an FTP server on my computer. I then connect to that server with a client running on the same computer. When transferring files, it seems to peg out at 35 MB/s. Is there ...
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How do I transfer Excel from one computer to another w/o installation CD?

I have Microsoft Excel 2010 on an old computer, and want to transfer it over to a new one, but I don't have the installation CD. I'm on Windows 7 32 bit. I found the exe in Program Files > Microsoft ...
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Reinstalling Office 2013 after hardware and/or software change(s)

If I install a boxed retail edition of Office 2013, what degree of hardware and operating system changes can I make while still retaining my license to use the software? As for the hardware, here are ...
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Data transfer is extrem slow after partitioning extern usb drive

I bought an extern usb 3.0 drive with 500 gb capacity. OS is Windows 7. I use it with an usb 2.0 slot, no prob. Initially I used it without making several partitions and it was fast as hell. Then I ...
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Can I transfer ITunes music from Time Machine to Windows 7

I don't have a Mac available to me (the logic board died). I have my whole Mac backed up on an external HD by way of Time Machine. I would like to copy just the music to my new Windows 7 laptop. I ...
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easyshopmakerpro5.0.3 re-install the software

I have a program called easyshopmaker pro 5 It was produced by a company called Errol.NL a Dutch based firm. I bought all the upgrades to this program up to 5.0.3 at a fairly hefty cost. The company ...
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Windows Vista/7, Move Users Folder from bad disk to new disk

I have looked and looked and either I'm not using the correct search terms or this information is just not out there, so I come to you asking for help... My client's hard disk is bad, so I have ...
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Skype effect injection?

Let's say I'm in a conversation with a friend, and I wanna show him a music but I don't have a link that directs to it but I do have the file. I want skype to transfer specific sound effects to the ...
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Why does Dropbox upload at only 1/10th of my internet upload speed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it me, or is Dropbox really slow? I have just purchased 50g of storage and am transfering files to go roaming. My internet speed shows as 860kb/sec on a speed test ...
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Booting a cloned VirtualBox VM on a different host

I have cloned a VirtualBox machine, which runs Ubuntu. I now wish to transfer it to a new host machine running Windows Vista 32-bit. I've transferred the .vdi file and adjusted the name and memory. ...
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Sending data to another bootable system partition WITHOUT USB drive

I am currently in the process (and almost done) of getting my Hackintosh to triple-boot with Mac OS X, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. I have the partitions installed, along with Mac OS X and Windows 7, but ...
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Does Windows Easy Transfer act as a backup program?

I am planning an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 and am currently at the stage where I've finished copying my files on Windows XP. I am sceptical about moving on to the next stage (installing ...
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Outlook 2007 assign multiple tasks at once

Is it possible to assign all marked tasks at once to a certain user? Because if I have 200 tasks I don't want to assign each task separately. After clicking right mouse button "assign tasks" does ...
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Can the Internet use electric wires to transfer bits?

I think it would be easier if the information can be sent from a power socket. So the computer will have 2 cables connected to a socket: the energy supply and the internet. 1-----2-----3 AC socket ...
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When transferring a piece of data from one hard drive to another, where is the intermittent data stored?

When transferring a piece of data from one hard drive to another, where is the intermittent data stored? How does the computer know which SATA cable to "go up" to the new hard drive? Where is the data ...
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On XP, transfer files to external 2TB solid state drive, error message that 'insufficient space available'

On XP, transfer 75GB file to external 2TB solid state drive, error message that 'insufficient space available' when over 1TB left. How to achieve this transfer?
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How can I transfer a file through a LAN and specify what adapter to use?

I'm using Windows 7. I want to transfer a file from my desktop machine to my laptop. When I transfer it uses the Wifi automatically. Speed of transfer is like 700kbps. If I shut off my wireless and ...