Questions tagged [file-transfer]

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

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How can I see how fast data is being transferred in Mac OS X?

Is there a simple way to measure how the upload or download speed of data leaving my computer, like when I'm backing up the computer, or uploading large files through a browser? If so, how can I do ...
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Firewire 800 data transfer too slow on Macbook Pro Unibody and Win7 RC

I'm trying to back up some data on an external hard drive and am finding the transfer rate to be unbearably slow. My environment is as follows: Macbook Pro Unibody (late 2008) Windows 7 RC, 64-bit ...
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Cyberduck Replacement?

Now that I've upgraded my Mac OS X to Snow Leopard, Cyberduck does not work. What are some good replacements? I would like to have both ftp and sftp compatibilities.
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Why when I transfer files to my DiskOnKey there's a halt after each transfer?

I have a Corsair Voyager 32GB DiskOnKey, and when I transfer files to it, they're written very fast, but the move operation halts after each file. Write, halt, write, halt for each file written. I was ...
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Parallel file copy from single source to multiple targets?

I have a several large files on optical media I would like to copy to multiple targets - in this case I have two hard drives attached to the same computer. Is there a utility that can function like: ...
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How can I transfer photos from a Sony Ericsson V600i to the computer?

Do I have to download a proprietary program (most likely bloatware) from Sony Ericsson or is it possible to only install USB drivers and mount the phone to the file system or something similar? ...
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How do I transfer a video from an iPhone 3GS to my computer?

I recorded a bunch of video on my iPhone 3GS and want to copy it all to my computer without emailing each one individually to myself (in addition, some of the videos are too big to email). Is there ...
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Ways to Transfer Large Files over Wifi Local Network Faster and Stable?

I have problem with transfer a large number of file over Wifi in LAN, often one of the computer will loss the Wifi signal or disconnected, and reconnect back again real quick. and I also have ...
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Is it possible to torrent files privately?

Is it possible to transfer files via a bittorrent client, in a way thats private? Maybe I have to install my own "tracker" server. Is this possible? and safe? I was looking at torrents as a general ...
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Good solution to sending attachments via email

I have a lot of problems with sending attachments with my email, either the file can't be scanned for viruses so fails, or exceeds the filesize limit (2/5/10MB), or there are simply too many files (+...
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Uploading User Made Videos to iPhone (from Vista)

Once a user downloads a video created with the iPhone 3GS and then deletes it from the iPhone, that video cannot be uploaded back to the iPhone...according to Apple. The videos are not treated as ...
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How can I transfer music from my iPhone to my computer?

I'd like to transfer the (non-DRM) music I have on my iPhone to my computer. Which application can I use to do that? I found several shareware applications but they didn't really work.
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107MB/s *network* file copying slowed to 16.5MB/s playing *local* media files. Why? Is there a way to adjust?

Windows Server 2008 with a folder ready to accept a copied file. Vista SP1 or SP2 machine with a 1GB .iso and an .mp3 file stored locally. Gigabit network (not sure if this matters but it amplifies ...
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Trying to copy 4Go from windows XP to VISTA/7 takes ages

I'm trying to move a 4Go file from a PC running Windows XP to another running Windows Vista / 7, but the transfer speed never goes beyond 1Mb/s. Both computers were connected to a router via WiFi. I ...
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Why can't I copy all files to the root of an SD card?

I have 4GB SD card that I want to put tons of small photos on for a digital photo frame but I cannot copy all the data into the root of the SD card. About half way though the copy it just fails and ...
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How to automatically move a file to another PC on the network?

Here is what I am after. I have 2 PCs connected on a network and one of them prints out an Excel spreadsheet every night to a specific folder. Is it possible to use a batch script to copy that file ...
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best way of moving files to a DOS machine?

I've got an old DOS (read: abandonware) machine running my old DOS games (as referenced here). I'm finding that over time, my floppies are starting to die and become completely unreadable. So ...
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What might limit data transfer rate to NAS?

I have two NAS (Buffalo Linkstation Pro, WD MyBook World), which are connected to 2 PCs with a Gigabit LAN connection. All devices are in "Gigabit mode", meaning all show that their connection speed ...
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Is there a queue copy program available for Windows 7?

When copying a lot of files all from different locations to the same location, using Windows Explorer, Windows always creates multiple copy processes, slowing everything down. How can I queue copy ...
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How long would it take to transfer 1TB over USB 2.0?

This might be a completely stupid question because it is conceivably highly dependent on the respective disk speeds. But I am thinking that there is a speed cap that is specific to USB 2.0 that would ...
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What's the fastest way to transfer files between 2 computers? [closed]

Let's say that I have 80Gb of data to transfer from one computer to another. What's the fastest method to transfer that files? Network transfer? DVD Recording? Copying in a pen drive? Removing one HD ...
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What's the point of ASCII mode in FTP?

Why is there an ASCII mode in FTP, which is prevalent in today's software and FTP implementations? Why not just always use binary regardless of the data?
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Copying all contents of one computer to put onto another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What utility can move my Windows boot partition over to another hard drive? I have a laptop running Windows XP, full of work-specific applications, developed in-house and now ...