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Windows File Transfer

When transferring a file across my network to another Windows machine, I have no ability to throttle or resume the file transfer. Why?

Also, is there some way to add this sort of functionality into Windows Explorer somehow? This seems like such an obvious feature; it's hardly a feature.. more of a requirement in my mind.
J Phillips Send private email
Thursday, October 25, 2007
 
 
Tools/Map Network Drive ?
Ron
Thursday, October 25, 2007
 
 
I believe you can get front ends for the Windows background transfer service (the thing that Windows update uses). This does some of what you want such as resuming after a shutdown. It also auto throttles to not interfere with any foregrond tasks.
Adrian
Friday, October 26, 2007
 
 
BillAtHRST Send private email
Friday, October 26, 2007
 
 
Raymond Chen wrote up a good article on why you cannot (and shouldn't be able to) resume transfers.

It's buried deep somewhere in http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/
JonS
Thursday, November 01, 2007
 
 

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