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Entropy of file in network transfer

If we ignore application layer file compression (such as Mega, or iCloud compressing a file before transfer), does the contents of a file affect the speed of transfer? i.e. - all things being equal, ...
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Prevent chrome from sending device info to servers in Requests

This is what a simple chrome request looks like. GET / HTTP/1.1 Host: example.com Connection: keep-alive DNT: 1 Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1 User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) ...
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Does windows digital entitlement do anything more than activate your copy of windows?

So I understand the basics of how windows digital entitlement works, your hardware fingerprint is sent to windows activation servers and if it matches a machine that’s already activated windows once ...
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USB port splitter to transfer data to 2 PCs [closed]

Does anyone know of a USB splitter that can transfer data to excel files on 2 PCs? I am looking to have badge scans using one scanner to record on different files on 2 PCs. In short, I need to connect ...
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How to emulate a keystroke with a special network data packet?

I'll start from far away. There is a mixing console that is connected to the router, the router is connected to a computer (local network) The mixer has its own IP in the local network. This mixing ...
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MS Outlook : Method to import reoccurring events (i.e. birthday list)

Starting-point is an Excel-List containing the names and dates of birth for a lot of person. Those should be imported to Outlook as event series (yearly reoccurring event). Outlooks CSV-import doesn't ...
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Transfer disk system to another PC

How can I transfer my W10 disk system with my files and programs (200Gb on classic Sata SSD) to a fresh new PC (new motherboard, new AMD processor, new M2 Nvme disk blank)? Should I install W10 on the ...
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USB transferspeed drops

I'm copying a few large files (60GB) to a USB flash drive (formatted as NTFS, selected better peformance in device manager for this flashdrive). It is inserted into my PC's front I/O (USB 3.0, and ...
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I want to combine multiple Excel files

I need assistance with the issue that I have multiple Excel files which are being updated on daily basis but for the analysis part I have to combine them all; and then perform the analysis. Is there ...
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What does serial really mean? Isn't USB3/SATA actually parallel? [duplicate]

As far as I understand. Serial means data is being sent one by one instead of parallel where multiple bits of data are streamed simultanously. Howewer connections like SATA and USB 3 actually have ...
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Converting long data to wide format (and repeating row values into a single cell)

I need a simple solution(s) for transforming long data, including repeating rows for subjects, to wide format (repeating row values are put into a single cell). What may be the simplest option for ...
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How to export Whatsapp chats to pc - without having an unencrypted chat being moved online at any point in time?

It does not matter to me whether a chat is end-to-end encrypted when at the moment of saving or exporting that chat, the whole chat gets exposed in its plain text. The question: How to export Whatsapp ...
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Why do all the Linux ISOs I try to download seem to fail mid-transfer lately?

I've sat here for hours upon hours, repeatedly trying to download the ISO for Linux Mint from numerous of its mirrors. Servers from all over the world. They all stop halfways (not literally exactly ...
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What causes Robocopy to fail copying a file at 33.8%?

I was copying 50 files from my Plex Server to an external hard drive plugged to my Gaming PC via my Local Network and 1 file failed to copy at 33.8 % after a couple of tries Robocopy ignored it at 33....
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Good one-off throwaway medium/method for offline data delivery instead of CD/DVDs?

I need to deliver a few large-ish data archives (5-20 GB each) to other people in the nearby area, but my internet connection is painfully slow, especially the upload. It takes about 3-6 hours for ...
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How to debug mysterious OS issue

I've had a new computer for less than a year (4cpus intel I5, 32GB ram, 250GB SSD). I fresh installed Debian 10. I've been extremely frugal with what I install - keep the bloat to a minimum so I can ...
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Implement one way communication with fibre optic cable

I want to create a UDP connection between two laptops using a fibre optic cable to force one-way communication at the hardware level so that data only flows from one laptop to the other. This post ...
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How to use a USB Switch effectively? Data Transfer etc

This is my first time posting here, so feel free to correct me if I do something wrong. I am currently trying to optimize my workflow during the time of home office etc. I had the idea to use a usb ...
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can i connect a Floppy Drive to USB Adapter / copy data, can i emulate a floppy drive and rip?

can i connect a 1.44MB 3.5" Floppy Drive Connector 34 PIN 34P to USB Adapter to somethign and copy the data, *(rather than connecting a floppy drive and copying to floopy and then transferign it ...
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Unable to transfer File History data from older laptop to newer laptop

I got a new laptop, and I'm trying to transfer some data from my older laptop. I've been using File History to store backups on an external hard drive. My new laptop has an 1TB SSD, and I've been ...
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How can I transfer all my Web/Software development files,databases onto a new computer without having to reconfigure everything

I was wondering Is there a way I can transfer all my coding files , databases , software and stuff from one laptop (Windows 10) to another without having to reconfigure everything. I heard that disk ...
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How to extract documents with a certain name from a folder in a systematic way [closed]

I have a very large folder on my Computer containing, among other things, certain pdf files with similar names (B....). Is there a way that I could systematically extract these pdf's and put them in a ...
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Transfer text between two Windows 10 computers using IP address (no network shares) without using external programs

Assume one has two Windows 10 computers in a network without Internet access and with network sharing disabled. The machines can ping each other using the IP address of the other machine (no DNS) and ...
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squeezebox network stream stops when my PC transfers data to my home server

I have a wired LAN from my router to my living room where I use a 5-port hub to connect my squeezebox duet and my notebook. The Wi-Fi of my notebook is disabled. Squeezebox and notebook both have a ...
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How to copy a Large disk to multiple smaller ones

So I have a 2TB HDD drive that is about to fail. I have around 1.5TB of used space. Now I want to copy all the files from my Big drive to smaller ones. I have 3 500GB drives. The problem is that there ...
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Debian freezes during large files transfer (e.g. downloading files, SSH file transfer)

I've got the problem with my PC, used as the home server (mainly for hosting some game servers). Everything is working just fine and computer can work 24/7 without problems. Except large file transfer....
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What could cause Windows Explorer to display the error that data couldn't be read from the source file or disk when attempting to copy a file?

Recently, I was copying a folder containing multiple files from my internal hard drive to an external USB drive - both drives formatted with NTFS. All of the files were successfully copied - apart ...
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Can I put the main hard disk of a PC into another PC/Server as a secondary hard drive to back up files?

I want to back up my files from my old PC. My internet connection is fairly slow so I don't really want to wait to copy all files over through ethernet to my home server. Is it possible to put the ...
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Will splitting my LAN with a lower end router bottleneck transfer speed between devices

I believe I know the answer but wanted to make sure as I'm not very knowledgable with networking. I have a gigabit router as my main router that's connected to a second lower end router (DGN2200v3 ...
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My storage chips work fine for a while then they say the memory is full and cannot be used or reformatted

I am having a problem with the storage chips we're using. They work fine for a while and then they just say the memory is full even though I've deleted every file every time I upload them to my ...
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Is there a way to check data usage per app on Linux?

In Windows 10 I can get to this screen: It tells me the data usage of each process so I can identify which programs are using the most data (opposed to just the total bytes tx/rx for all traffic in ...
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rsync --remove-source-files that exist on remote

I'm periodically calling rsync --remove-source-files -r source/logs/ dest:logs/ to synchronize log files from a mobile unit with inadequate storage to my reliable server with ample storage. Sometimes,...
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Extract rows into a limited template based on multiple criteria

I have an issue in extracting from "Datadump" into several continuous "Template" (as the template can only contain 10 rows of item). Here are my intentions: From the data dump (sample above), is it ...
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File takes up more space on different drive

Ok so I have absolutely no idea why this is happening or what I can do to stop it but the summary is; I have two drives, one that I am currently using and one that I want to use to use as a backup. ...
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One Partition Data Loss in External HDD - Windows 10 OS

I can't able to see the data that I have transferred on my external HDD on yesterday. Today I have plugged my external HDD again and I got surprised, I got nothing from those I have transferred ...
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Maximum Data transmission & PCI slot in GIGABYTE Z390 UD

I am using a frame grabber installed on a GIGABYTE Z390 UD. For maximum "100%" data transmission the frame grabber documentation recommends installing it in an X8 PCIe slot with base specification 2....
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Connect one USB storage to two ports for more data load capacity

Hi everyone here is a tricky question... I have two USB 2 ports on my laptop and an ADATA external storage, I wonder is there any way to connect one USB device(my storage) to two USB ports for more ...
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Can we make MULTIPLE COPY/MOVE (in parallel) to same target disk?

It is a good practice (either recommended or not recommended) to do multiple (in-parallel) file transfers to same target? I mostly care about backups - i.e. I create C & D disk backups in ...
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Visual Studio/Machine refusing external connections

Since going over to Windows 10, I have had numerous issues which I have mostly resolved. One problem that I cannot get resolved is that my Visual Studio does not manage to get external link data. I ...
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transferring files without duplicate

Lets say I am hosting servers where users put files and at the end of the day all these files are retrieved into a storing server. The problem is that lots of those files will be duplicate and I want ...
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Does A Hard Drive's Read / Write Speed Affect The Speed Of A Data Wipe / Erase / Sanitise?

I have multiple hard drives that I need to test & Wipe. I have testing software (Drive DX) for my MacBook and I'm using Apple's built-in Disk Utility to wipe the drive to DOD 5220.22-M standard. I ...
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Excel 365 fill handle when connected to a source

I am using Excel RTD from FX Blue Labs to connect my Excel 365 (Desktop) to MT4 to get real-time forex data and historical ones. I need to know how to use the fill handle to fill all the cells ...
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Data load from Excel to SQL Server - Data Type Issue

How do I load data from Excel to SQL server with the correct data type? When I load the data, a column in Excel having 'double' values, changes to 'Strings'.
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How to transfer movie data from PC to an Android smart phone

I have made a movie file (wmv) editing some raw video data by Windows Movie Maker. Now the data is stored in my PC, and I want to transfer to my Android smartphone. First I tried to download it, but ...
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Avoid leaving personal data when you quit your job

I'm starting working on a new job soon and will be given a corporate laptop. Besides work projects, there will be some my personal data footprint like logged in email, messengers, personal documents ...
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Robocopy skips one directory although it looks like everything is transferred

I am trying to copy a large amount of data to a databox (~10 TB). I am using robocopy with this command: robocopy <source> <destination> * /e /r:3 /w:60 /is /nfl /ndl /np /v /MT:32 or 64 /...
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FTP clients with text and binary modes [duplicate]

If all files on a computer memory disk, in their most basic form, are sequences of binary digits, that including text files, why do some FTP clients have text and binary modes for uploading files onto ...
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How to export queries from Access 2003 and import to Access 2019

A user of mine has an Access 2003 DB called Receipts and she needs to import all of the data within this DB to Access 2019. She said she was able to get everything migrated except for the Queries. ...
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Transfer a program from one computer to another without an installer

I have an ancient windows 2000 laptop linked to medical equipment, but I'm uneasy about running such old hardware with a vulnerable, antiquidated OS. I'm looking for guidance for either transferring ...
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Data Transfer speed differences

I needed to transfer some data from my mobile phone to a USB drive. Since I did not have an OTG cable, I decided to use my computer and connected both the drive and my phone to it. When I transferred ...

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