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Q: file transfers

hi all, i'm in change of a small part of my school's website, and my schedule is so very busy, that i would really like to be able to make changes to the website from home. However, my school has closed all ports, and the server is not ftp. I was wondering if it was possible to write a batch file (or otherwise) that would run every so often on the server and pull files from another server (eg, my personal website, or some free hosting thing) onto the website drive? i would appreciate any ideas you people have about this. can it be done? and if so, how? thanks

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A:File Explorer Keeps Refreshing and slows file transfers

Have you tried disabling thumbnail previews?
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A:File Transfers

Quote: Originally Posted by King J

I just "updated" to windows 7. I took the Hard Drives from the old PC and plugged them into my new build (along with my new 1TB HDD). How do I move my system settings (hopefully desktop, antivirus, and steam account) to my new PC?

If you updated there should be a windows.old folder, but did you format the new drive? if so that is called a clean install.

Now to import settings etc (which I dont recommend) run the easy transfer wizard. It will transfer most but not all. You will still have to re-install the apps, but the prefs may be saved.

We can be of more use if you tell us about your upgrade.
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A:File Transfers

If you have a network, make sure both computers are on it, share the Mac folder with your files on it, then at the PC copy the files from the Mac to your PC.

You should also be able to burn the files to a CD then use that to carry them to your computer.

I'm not familiar with Macs, but you might be able to use a USB drive to copy the files.

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CPU: 2.6c
MOBO: ASUS P4P800 Deluxe
HDD1: MAXTOR 120GB w/8MB Cache @ 7200RPM
HDD2: MAXTOR 300GB w/16MB Cache @ 7200RPM


In my BIOS setup, when I choose any of the above Hard Drives... I get taken to another page full of options... all are selected as AUTO... except the last one "32-Bit File Transfers" is set to DISABLED... with the only other option being ENABLED...

What does this mean?
What would ENABLING it do in terms of performance?

A:32-Bit File Transfers??

The ATA interface transfers data 16 bits at a time (we had 16-bit PCs when the standard came out). Since modern PCs are 32-bit then it is more worthwhile to take two of those 16-bit chunks and transfer them to the CPU or memory together.

It will give you a small performance boost if you enable that option.
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A:File Transfers - W98 to XP

The easiest way is to take the drive out of the wn98 box and temporarily attach to the new one.

it works best if you attach to the secondary channel, the one with the CD/DVD drives.

How to slave a hard drive:

You may have to take ownership of the files first:
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maybe i did not do this correctly ? but im sure i have... does anybody know what could be causing this problem ?

ps. i am using a D-Link DSL-504 router

thanks everyone


A:MSN File Transfers !

If you don't find an answer here call tech support at D-link
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A:How long should file transfers take?

How long should file transfers take?Click to expand...

until they are done
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I cant understand why this would be the case. Are the files stored in RAM on the laptop with the remote access or is there some other reason. How can I get around this issue?

Many thanks in advance.


A:File transfers slow

I assume your laptops access the server via 802.11g. The theoretical speed there is 54Mbps/sec - but in reality it is less because of the overhead. Compare that to the speed you can transfer files inside the server. That is limited by the speed of your HDDs and depends whether you go from one HDD to another or within the same HDD. But it will be a lot faster in any case. Figure that the disk transfer rate is 10 times faster than 802.11g - that is an approximate number and depends highly on the type of disk (e.g. Rpm) and where the from and to folders are located.
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A:File transfers through USB 3.0 keep disconnecting

why not have a look at my paste "My Method to fix the windows 7 mouse randomly freezing issue "
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A:File Transfers problem

You could try TeraCopy:
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A:Windows DVD file transfers.

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A:File transfers hog all bandwidth

Does your router support QoS?
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A:File Settings Transfers

If your old laptop has usb then a pendrive would suffice for backing up and transfer of your old files/ favourites/ email contacts list etc.

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A:Why are my network file transfers only hitting 11.4 MB/s on Win 10?

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A:Problems with Large FIle transfers

You might give TeraCopy beta a try.

I've been using the 32 bit beta for quite a while. You can change the settings for
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A:Strange SLOOWWW file transfers

My suspicion is that it has something to do with writing the file onto the Vista. Maybe little free disk space? Defrag needed? Writing to USB connected drive?

I assume that you are using an ad-hoc wireless connection. But, if you are using a router try two additional tests with only one connected by wireless--one with the Vista connected by ethernet and the other with the XP connected by ethernet. Does either way make a difference?
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A:new hard drive and file transfers

Yes, and you can even keep the old harddrive in the computr as an extra storage drive. Set the new harddrive as Master and the old drive as Slave using the jumpers on the back of each drive but do not connect your old drive until Windows setup is done as to avoid a Dual boot system which you don't want). Use your Windows CD to partition, format and do a new install of Windows on the new drive. After Windows is done installing connect yuor old drive back in as a Slave and all the files will be there on the second drive. Once you move all the files you need off the drive you can format the drive using Disk management in 2000/XP and have it for extra space or to seperate your data from your programs.
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Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000007e
BCP2: 0000000300000000
BCP3: FFFFF88002DB28E8
BCP4: FFFFF88002DB2150
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

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A:ridiculously slow file transfers

It's not the OS.

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A:File transfers hang when transfering two or more...?

Ive used TerraCopy for a long time .... leaves Microsofts copy function in the dust....Get it --==> here
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A:File transfers between user accounts

Hey Croaker,

Just share the files you want to share. Add the user accounts you want to see the files and share it. Right click the file and go to the properties option. Then go to the sharing tab. Click share this folder. Go to the permissions option and choose the users you want. You could give the users limited use of the file (like read only).
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A:File transfers between devices detectable by IT?

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A:Boot disc for LAN file transfers

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boot winre from flash drive

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A:File transfers WD Hard Drive

It sounds like the drive is dead. You could try professional recovery, but that can run several thousands of dollars. In the off chance that the enclosure has a problem, you could try connecting the drive to your PC internally.

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A:Settings for File Transfers for Gigabit Networks

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fffff880`082735e8 fffff880`04ea11b1Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\klif.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for klif.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for klif.sys
Description here: Driver Reference Table - klif.sys

Hi Johnthefast.

Uninstall Kaspersky using Kaspersky Removal Tool. At least as a test. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.
Download, install and update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one.

Let us know how it is running then.

BugCheck 109, {a3a039d8a63cb6c8, b3b7465ef8b9861e, fffff800035c28d0, 1}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for win32k.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for win32k.sys
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff800032cc252, fffff88008273938, fffff88008273190}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KxStartSystemThread+16 )
BugCheck 109, {a3a039d8a4e95972, b3b7465ef76628c8, fffff8000327a958, 1}

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A:Low network utilization/slow file transfers (wired)

Quote: Originally Posted by kwalls007

I just purchased a Linksys E2000 the other day. I've been trying to stream recorded HD TV programs (.wtv files) from my desktop PC to my PS3 (via CAT6 cables) and have been unsuccessful so far. So i decided to try to troubleshoot the problem.
Here is a brief explanation of my network. I have the above mentioned router with my PC (Pentium 4 3.2Ghz with HT, 7200 rpm hard drive, 2GB ram, windows 7 pro) , my brother's PC (Core2Duo, 7200 rpm hard drive, 4GB ram, windows 7 pro), and my PS3 connected to it. The PS3 and my PC (pentium 4) are connected to the router via cat6 cables. My brother's PC(core2duo) is connected to the router via a cat5 cable. Both Ethernet cards have up to date drivers, and I updated the firmware of the router.

The first thing I tried was to try to stream the .wtv files from my brothers PC. This worked flawlessly.
Next I ran Totusoft's LAN Speed test both PC's by selecting a shared folder on the opposite PC. Here were the results:
Running on my PC selecting a shared folder on the my brother's PC: Write 81mbps, Read 83mbps
Running on my brother's PC selecting a shared folder on my PC: Write 130mbps, Read 160mbps

This would seem to narrow my problem down to my PC
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OK what OS is each running?
Are you running homegroup for networking?
Can you go to start>search>cmd>ipconfig /all (upload a screenshot of the output)
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A:BSOD when running handbrake or during large file transfers

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .

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Some generic advice.

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Thaddeus I take it you are using the 3.0 USB ports mate? Plus I am assuming you have installed the drivers from Gigabyte and not just the Windows check as I do not rely on that at all.

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Anything I'm missing?

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Weakest link in the chain prevails.


ISP=Router--switch-- PC{1+}
+--- other device(s)

Consider just devices attached to the router, the slowest Nic {wired or wifi} will control the bandwidth to the device. A PC with a 10/100 adapter dominate data to/from it regardless of the GB Switch. If PC.a and PC.b (both with GB adapters and attached to the switch) copy 'twix each other, you may get much better performance.

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A:Playback issuse - file transfers freezing - harddrive failure

See what results you get when running the disk tests available in the machine's BIOS.

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SeaTools from Seagate can also test many disks, regardless of brand.
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USB 2.0 Controller/USB 2.0 HDD
Size Read Write
64k 34.6 26.6
128k 39.4 28.1
256k 41.3 29.2
512k 42.8 30.0
1024k 43.2 30.2
2048k 43.2 30.3

USB 3.0 Controller/USB 2.0 HDD
Size Read Write
64k 39.4 34.8
128k 43.4 37.1
256k 45.5 38.8
512k 46.4 39.5
1024k 47.0 39.7
2048k 46.8 39.7

USB 3.0 Controller/USB 3.0 HDD
Size Read Write
64k 202.3 208.2
128k 218.4 215.9
256k 218.4 216.3
512k 219.2 216.9
1024k 218.9 217.4
2048k 220.4 215.9

Diminishing returns above 512k, at least for HDDs. Difference when transferring files was more pronounced than with these CrystalDiskMark benches, even 128k makes a huge difference. 2MB caused problems with my USB 2.0 drive (just stopped randomly during file transfer) but it's perfect on 512k, suspect the controller just wasn't designed for such large transfers. No SDD to test sorry.
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What media are these songs stored on originally? Cassette tapes? Vinyl albums? CDs?
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Don't forget that if the person is using a program that utilizes the network connection, it will slow down the speed a bit.

As for Full duplexing, that is in your network card properties.

Assuming Windows XP:

Right click on My Computer
Click Properties
Right click on your network card under Network Adapters
Click Properties
Click Advanced tab
highlight Connection Type
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No calculations but , if the NAS is wired to your router and the 8.1 has the same gigbyte ports as the Win 7 machine , then wiring the Win 8.1 to the router will probibly give the same throughput as the W7 machine with the gigabit ports (the new AC router will probibly have the same/similar gigabit ports).

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Get 10 SD card readers, connect them, insert the disks, and use a batch file to copy the file to all 10 driver letters.
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Full retail version (used windows 7 upgrade)
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installed windows 7 around feb
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The file upload tool isnt working so here's a mediafire link:
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A:BSOD after transfers

Your ethernet controller is disabled. Did you do this deliberately? If so, why?

Your int15 device has configuration problems, have you tried to reinstall your Acer Empowering Technology programs?

Please try running Driver Verifier according to these directions:


Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

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- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
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NOTE: You can use Low Resource Simulation if you'd like. From my limited experimentation it makes the BSOD's come faster.
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If you can't get into Safe Mode, try using System Restore from your installation DVD to set the system back to the previous restore point that you created.

If that doesn't work, post back and we'll have to see about fixing the registry entry off-line:

Delete these registry keys (works in XP, Vista, Win7):
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\VerifyDrivers
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\VerifyDriverLevel
More info on this at this link:


Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
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BugCheck 3B, {c000001d, fffff88000000000, fffff8800c106020, 0}
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A:Problems with transfers

Have you tried doing this again since.
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Quick clarification - I'm talking about copying files from the NAS to the PC's.

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A:Transfers with explore problem

Hello Jrweis, and welcome to Vista Forums.

I suppose that if you use your C:\Users\(user name)\Pictures folder a lot, then you could create a shortcut of it to the desktop to use. This way you could drag and drop on that shortcut folder a bit faster.

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Try cleaning out all internet stuff she has already read or used or does not need, like inbox, draft, sent bulk, and trash, for beginners.

From John
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A:Slow Wireless Transfers....

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