ToolTip – HTTPCopy

HTTPCopy is a FREE standalone executable that allows you to directly copy a web file or web page locally. Rather than going to a website and download content manually, you can automate this using the HTTPCopy utility. Below you see an example I am personally using to download the Maxmind GeoLiteCity database I use for one of my blog plugins. HTTPCOPY.EXE GeoLiteCity.dat.gz You can download HTTPCopy from here

ToolTip: Copy Handler

You probably know that problem, you’ve started copying a bunch of files or folders from A to B and BANG at some stage you get an error or maybe you just have to move to another place and don’t have network connectivity for a short while. Copy Handler can help here. Although Copy Handler also supports “moving” data, I do personally actually never move data, but rather first copy and then delete. Well possible that Read More …

RDP Copy Paste Ramblings

Today I had a problem with copy pasting some content from a RDP session to my local client. I was quite surprised that this didn’t work since I have been using this quite often recently. But as so often, the answer to my problem was quickly found in Google. It appears that I have become so used to work with Windows Server 2008 and 2008-R2 that I had simply forgotten that if you want to Read More …

ToolTip – RichCopy

This week I read the Utility Spotlight article on TechNet about RichCopy. RichCopy is a great tool for copying, synchronizing and moving file contents around. Consider RichCopy as an enhanced robocopy GUI. One of the great features is that it can use multiple threads for file copying activities. I’ve been using it only for 2 days now, but I’m sure it becomes part of my must have toolset.