Questions tagged [file-transfer]

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

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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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Copy some files from one directory to another. The files are listed in a text document

I have a directory with thousands of PDF files. I have a list of just some of tbose PDF files which I wish to copy to another file How to copy -either DOS or Windows. Whichever please remember to ...
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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. ...
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Windows 7 file transfer, safe usb unplugging

In Windows7 64bit (first version, before SP1), when transferring files from hard disk to a usb thumb drive : Is the transfer truly fully and perfectly completed once the transfer window is gone by ...
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How to transfer folder and subfolders with files and symbolic links?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I have a folder and structure I need to copy to a memory stick the folder contains lots of symbolic links. I've tried: cp -RP ~/name . Which I execute from the mounted ...
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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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How would I run this on a chromebook?

I have made a text adventure game for windows but would like to expand to other operating systems. I have people on discord helping me with converting it to Macintosh OS, but I would like to have it ...
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Is there a way to drop(paste) file in to the directory using the keyboard?

I'm organizing a lot of files and directories, so for example, within directory A there is directory B, C and file X, Y DIR A - DIR B - DIR C - file X - file Y - file Z I want to move ...
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How to fix Error 8007003B when transferring files from Windows to a local CentOS server?

We have project files to be transferred to the local server with the same network. We have transferred several files before, but now the server fails. The said server uses Samba for file sharing and ...
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remove files when receiving with teamviewer

When I receive files in team viewer I would like to remove them from the remote host. I usually do this in other file transfer programs by pressing shift key. But team viewer does not appear to ...
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Same file has different content depending on the method used to open it

Intro I am trying to setup a batch file that can backup some AppData folders to a network location using robocopy. The wincmd.ini (a file used by Total Commander) is giving me issues though: ...
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scp from remote server with pmrun

I want to copy file/s from remote server to central server and then to localhost The way I access is from localhost I connect to central server using SSH Then I connect to required remote server ...
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NAS file transfers stuck at 11mb/s

Can anybody tell me why two different desktops get stuck transferring files at 11mb/s to and from the NAS? If both desktops are transferring our speeds from to 5mbs/s each. I was using a Dlink NAS ...
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Win10 File copy speed over network drops to 0

Copying files from desktop to drive attached to my router starts fast but quickly slows then stops. How can I fix this?
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uTorrent file only partially transfers when doing manual transfers

uTorrent completes a download and transfers ok to folder "completed downloads" and then starts seeding. Later, I do a manual transfer (from within uTorrent) from this "completed downloads" to my ...
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How can I make a file date modified static (not changeable)?

I want to sort the songs in my phone by date. The sort option that's available in my phone is on picture.. But the file modified time gets changed when i copy the songs to my phone and in the ...