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Boot up a Linux distro and use Gnu DDRescue to attempt to bit-copy the drive to your Passport Ultra. If and when it fails, attempt run it again in the reverse direction. (The idea being to reconstruct as much of the data as you can). If the copy works OK, the issue is probably a filesystem corruption (but this is unlikely). If not, its most likely a ...


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From your description, it seems obvious that your hard drive is either defective or its content is corrupted. Corruption on a partition can yield many unexpected results, especially when data is corrupted in inodes which tell the OS where the file data is located. In this situation, you may try running data recovery tools, but copy operations will ...


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No matter what actual method of copy/transfer you use, you should pack them into an archive first. That will make sure 2 things happen: the new file you want to transfer is good-to-go (compared to many files that could be unreadable) and the transfer itself will go a lot smoother. Small files are a pain to any type of copying or transferring. Once you have a ...


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There is no right answer here - for the most part, file transfers do not use a lot of resources other then bandwidth, so the speed of the machine is probably not to big a deal. The answer depends on what variant of Linux you have, and how you connect between the client and the server. The most obvious solution - if you have ssh on it is to use rsync - ...


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A semaphore (and a mutex) is a synchronization object, used to communicate amongst various processes sharing a resource. For example,if you had multiple threads performing division checks for primality, you would want to assign different divisors after each test finishes. A thread needs to check the semaphore using a Wait Function to see if the object is ...


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In the past many users used Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer. But Windows 10 does not have the Windows Easy Transfer program anymore. you will need to use a tool like PCmover to get your apps because most programs need to be registered in the windows registry in order to work correctly. Microsoft recommended it and provides a limited use free copy on their ...



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