Questions tagged [file-transfer]

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

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HPE RDX removable disk cartridge

I have a problem and there is no way to solve it or I know I am doing wrong. For a few seconds the transfer rate is normal 100MB / s approximately then goes down to 300KB / s. The firmware is updated,...
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Advanced folder/file comparison based on checksums [on hold]

I'm searching for a software for testing which files of one folder (slave) exist in another folder (master) including all subfolders of both by comparing checksums of files. Example: Think of an ...
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Copying files: does Windows write to disk if files are identical?

I have a directory with a lot of books in PDF format (around 2GB in size). While reading I often leave notes and annotations in the files. Occasionally I make a backup on an external hard drive. ...
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how to transfer files stably in linux

I am trying to transfer large data from windows to linux by using SCP. scp GEOS* username@ip:/path/to/destination It works. But it is pretty slow and the connection would be reset two hours later. ...
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Corruption of zipped CSV Files when transferred via FTP from vessel

I would like to describe a problem with a Windows Service application that is installed and runs in a Server (Windows Server 2016 Standard) which is located in a vessel. Its main functionality is to ...
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Retrieving / Exporting Progress Chart of Windows File Processing

In newer window systems, a progress chart is shown when you process a large amount of files (transfer / copy, etc.). Is it possible to retrieve information of these graphs? Can it be done somehow? Is ...
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How to copy files from one folder to another that has different hierarchy?

I have many files that are stored in a deep hierarchy like this: F:\Files\FX\Water\APX\Build\Setup\myfile.mp4 F:\Files\FX\1\2\3\4\otherfile.mp4 and I want to copy them into another drive that has ...
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Can a file be partially copied on Windows?

I was in the middle of copying a lot of files on my Windows 8.1 system when suddenly the explorer process was terminated and restarted by itself. Afterwards I went to copy all the files again. Some ...
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Copy files in order of date modified to an MTP device

I have loads of files that need to put in order correctly when they are sent over to my Android phone. However, I have noticed Windows just seems to copy them in a random order. I do not need the ...
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One drive syncing deleted local files

Some folders and files were copied from local C:\ to OneDrive. After (or during) the copying process, I deleted some folders and files from C:\ . Now OneDrive forever shows a blue circular arrow ...
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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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Can I transfer 2 Terabyte's worth of personal data and stuff to a hard drive? [duplicate]

I have a 2 TB internal hard drive with all of my files and information. Can I, or if I can, how do I transfer it all to a new computer? I am going from Desktop to Desktop computer and I have tons of ...
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windows 8 can't see “Replace or Skip Files”

I have a Windows 8 machine, and I'm trying to copy a folder from c:\ drive to a network mapped folder. On the taskbar, I see that there's a “Replace or Skip Files” confirmation popup. BUT I can't ...
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Is there a file syncing service with something like `.gitignore`?

I've used Google Drive and Dropbox for syncing basic files, but I have a number of programming projects (Node.js using NPM) that install a node_modules directory containing thousands of tiny files ...
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Copy files from one disk to other using local disk as staging

My question is about copying files off from an external disk to another with using local disk as staging. I have my files on a USB disk (total size: 800 GB), which I need to copy to another USB disk (...
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Able to transfer files from phone to PC via USB, but not vice versa

Just as the title states, I am encountering a very strange issue with USB transfer between my PC (Win10) and android devices. While I am able to transfer files from my android devices to my PC, I am ...
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Multiple files copied to Windows corrupted, each appear to fill HDD free space

I am facing an issue where pictures copied from a Samsung smartphone (Android) to a PC have somehow been corrupted. The pictures are in JPG format, and appear as such in the folder they were copied to....
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USB bitrate: Are these speeds normal?

Setup and Theory I'm testing my USB connection from my Laptop to an external USB 3.0 drive and vice versa by copying a ~3 Gigabyte folder back and forth. Natively my laptop does only have USB 2.0 ...
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Skipping unreadable files from damaged USB harddisk (Windows)

I have a USB connected harddisk of which many (1000s) files can not be read. The problem is, these files seem randomly distributed over the drive, and it takes a very long time (over an hour) before ...
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disable bluetooth file transfer on ubuntu host for a specific user

I'm running ubuntu 18.04 and I need to keep bluetooth and the applet running as it's required but I want to disable file transferring via bluetooth for a known user or disable it system wide. I need ...
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Existing OS drive into different computer to restore files

I have an older desktop computer (pc1) with a 1TB SSD with windows 10 pro on the hard drive and it won't load windows. I bought a new desktop (pc2) with windows 10 pro. I would like to remove the SSD ...
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ROBOCOPY - Compare two directories to check which files are missing on the destination path?

I have two directories with the same name and same sub-folder names. I am running `ROBOCOPY “Source 1” “Source 2” . /L /NJH /NJS /NP /NS /log:reconcile.txt but it shows me new files from Source 1 ...
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SFTP/SCP command re-prompts for passphrase

I'm logged into remote unix server and want to transfer file to sFTP. Issue is that entered passphrase is not accepted and constantly re-prompted. This is my setting of folder and RSA file ...
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Windows says my folder containing music is 61.3TB even though my hard drive is only 500GB

I recently moved all of the music from my phone onto my pc, so I could do a factory reset of my phone. After resetting my phone, I am now trying to move the music back onto it, but whenever I try, it ...
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Deploy website from local machine to webserver

I want to copy my website to the webserver. These files should be transferred from my local computer to my Windows server. I am running Windows 10 version 1709 (build 16229.431) on my local machine ...
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Very slow *.txt file copy in Windows 7

This is an issue I searched quite extensively on the web, but could not find an answer to. So probably it is not a known/common issue. I'm on Windows 7 (I could specify more about the system, if ...
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Windows 7 stuck discovering files/Items remaining when copying from NAS to PC (WD myworldbook)

My WD MyWorldBook is pretty old as you can tell, so I've taken it upon myself to transfer everything to my PC before it inevitably keels over, but when I go to copy everything, Windows gets stuck ...
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What is the correct tool to automate file-transfer across a local network?

I am a developper, and I have to replicate some code to our test server to run my code. I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2. I have developped a mix of inotify-tools and rsync : rsyncWrap(){ rsync -avzq -...
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Reasons for irregular—sporadically slow to fast—USB flash drive transfer speeds

One of my USB flash drive (Sandisk 256 GB USB 3.0) is showing quite irregular transfer speeds for larger files (~4GB per file), on my Surface Pro 6. There are no other resource-intensive processes ...
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error 0x8007045d the request could not be performed because of an I/O device error

I am trying to copy files from D: partition to USB drive, but I get message error 0x8007045d the request could not be performed because of an I/O device error I google it, and I found a couple of ...
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File transfer is slow in South Korea

I recently moved to South Korea and I noticed file transfer between an external hard drive and my laptop has slowed down tremendously. My backup/restore session usually takes less than 1 hour and now ...
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How to transfer files between two remote servers where one is a NetApp

We have a system with the following three servers NAS - NetApp filer master server - with write access to NAS via NFS mount Compute servers with data but no write access to NAS (Actually there are ...
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Can you move a directory while data is being copied to it

I have a large set of data that is being copied to a directory on a server, around 2 tb. I would like to start moving this data(Ctrl-X) from server A to server B to save time and space on server A. ...
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Is it possible to bring a file in clipboard to the cursor?

Imagine I have a jpg in my clipboard copied from Desktop/CoolFolderName. Now, There is a website that accepts only drag 'n dropped files (For upload). How would I upload the file without going into ...
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Transfer 9million <100KB files totalling ~500GB to google cloud filestore

I have a lot of images, organised into some 40 odd folders, where the largest number in a folder is 1280000 images and the smallest 1 image. I need to transfer these images to a google cloud compute ...
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Can I load .dsv files from S3 to Redshift / SQL Workbench, or convert them to another file type in S3?

I have a lot of files in .dsv format from a client, and I need to get them into SQL Workbench. I have previously only loaded .txt and .csv before and cannot find documentation. Is it possible to copy ...
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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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Transfer files between Ubuntu vm on esxi 6.0 and windows computer on the same network

I want to transfer a folder from a Ubuntu virtual machine running on a physical device with esxi 6.0 to a windows 10 laptop. I can't figure out how.
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How to Get Folder Shortcuts/Links to Work When Copying Template Folder Contents to New Folder

I have a lot of 'template' folders, the contents which I use to copy into new folders that I create. My problem is getting shortcuts within the copied folders to point back to object the folder that ...
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Scheduled large file transfer with transfer time window

I am looking for a way to copy a very large VHD file across a rather slow WAN. Ideally a mechanism where I can provide a window for the transfer, say 8PM to 5AM, and the transfer will pause during ...
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Can someone review this Windows command before I run it

I am wanting to copy my .gitignore file into all projects in my directory. I do not want to overwrite the file if a folder already has it (so flagging to request confirmation /-y) for /d %a in (C:\...
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Unable to connect to device in LAN via ethernet

I'm using D-Link router(DSL-2750U) through which i connect to my laptop via Ethernet cable and my phone via WiFi. When i establish file transfer over network in my phone i get a link "http://192.168....
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Cannot copy DVD

I am trying to copy five of the wedding DVDs to my computer. I could easily copy the first DVD. I cannot copy the other four discs. All the four discs struck in the middle. All the discs are clean and ...
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If I access a file through Google File Stream, does it download a local copy to open it?

I have been searching the web, but clearly I don't know what I am looking for because I have been unable to find it. Basically, if I have Google Drive for Business and I am using the Google Drive File ...
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Win 10 - Transfer files non-domain to domain PC without access to domain controller

I have a situation where a domain PC and non-domain PC are networked. They need to transfer files between each other. The domain PC usually has connection to the domain controller (DC) but due to ...
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Copying files from Android device to External HDD is terribly slow

I am trying to backup files (pictures, videos) from my Android device (Nexus 5X) to my external HDD using my Windows 10 laptop. However, when i try to copy a folder that's inside my DCIM directory ...
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0-byte size after copy past where “The supplied user buffer is not valid…” error occured

Can you help me recover my files that become suddenly 0-byte sized? I haven't done any operation on this disc partition (my OS is on another partition), so I guess theoretically the contents of the ...
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Moved tons of files without realizing it and can't undo. Please tell me there is a way to restore the previous file locations

I moved tons of files into a location to then back them up. I thought it was copying but instead they all moved. I undid the last few moves but that wasn't enough to restore all moves and now I have ...
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Is it possible to auto-pause / -sequential copy multiple files in Windows 10 copy queue?

If I copy multiple files in separate copy processes they will be performed parallel (total 72,5 MB/s): But as my target drive is a HDD it reaches more transfer speed if I pause the other copy ...
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Connect a bare Android on a developer board to PC via USB

I have a bare android and I plan to install google play service on it. I found the apk file but I need to transfer this file on the device. When I plug my usb, no drive appears in the file explorer. ...