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I like and have been using TeraCopy, a third party program, for many years. Mostly it is a great program, but it does have some issues. On Windows XP for instance, Thumbs.db files could often hold up a copy or move process until the user manually responded to the error prompt. Some other issues I discuss below.
PLEASE NOTE - I am not related to or affiliated in any way with the 3rd party TeraCopy program developers.
ALSO NOTE - I myself have only tested TeraCopy Cure at this point, on Windows 7 (32 bit), and only with the free version of TeraCopy 2.27.
This program, TeraCopy Cure, is related to another one of my TeraCopy assistant programs, TeraCopy Timer, but aims at being simpler and quicker to use ... if lacking its more advanced features.
TeraCopy Cure is a frontend for TeraCopy and sets out to make up for its flaws and limitations.
One of those flaws is queuing order, and the limitation relates to a same destination issue.
You would think that queue order would be the same as add order, but that is not the case, and if you are doing a mix of COPY and MOVE then the COPY process could easily fail. It could fail with some source items, even if the COPY process has already started before the same source MOVE process begins ... especially if the destination folder is on the source drive ... only the currently copying file is locked to that process.
If you drag and drop another source for a same destination as an existing or impending COPY or MOVE process, then usually TeraCopy nicely adds it for you to that existing job. However, you might wish to avoid that, or it might occur during the testing phase of that active process, and then not be properly processed etc. But you are not given a choice and it just gets added.
HOW TO USE
See the right-click menu of the 'Batch List' (lowest field) and the right-click menu of the Tree field, for some useful options.
(1) If desired, enable 'Auto Start'. NOTE - Even if enabled, this can be bypassed.
(2) Set the destination folder, either by browsing on the tree or by dragging a folder to the Destination input field or label. Right-clicking on a folder in Explorer will also work, if enabled. The destination folder path will also show in the Tree if that right-click option is enabled.
(3) Then drag & drop source file or folder onto one of three five areas - Folder (Drive) Tree field, or COPY or MOVE buttons ... this now also includes the source input and label.
NOTE - If the Folder (Drive) Tree field is used, then you will additionally need to click either the COPY or MOVE button, to have that job added to the Batch List ... but this avoids 'Auto Start' if it is enabled. Drag & dropping to the buttons instead, saves on clicking, but starts the first job etc immediately if 'Auto Start' is enabled.
(4) If needed and ready, click the START button to run the first job and those that follow.
More information is included in program and in the NOTES etc sections below.
WARNING - Depending on the amount of content on your destination drive, and folder level depth, and the speed of your PC, display of the full path in the Folder (Drive) Tree can take a while to show ... if you have that (right-click) option enabled ... it isn't by default. I found this feature quite tricky to get right, and I'm still not 100% sure it is now full-proof.
TeraCopy Cure v1.5.zip (source is included)
TeraCopy Cure v1.6.zip (source is included)
maybe someone can help me.
If automated a script that should xcopy from various paths (all within C:\*\...) to a external Disk (HDD). (Backup data of users who get new pcs win10)
I tried it several times with windows 10 home/pro any clients and never got any failure. (after the testing was done)
But when i tried to run it shortly ago on a windows 7 pro x64 client, the script started (as i saw in taskmanagr.exe) but i didn't performed any of the actions when i came down to the xcopy part.
(in the systemtray, it showd the scipt to start, but it was marked as "paused" and i couldn't stop this. No plan why)
i inserted/attached the script down here.
Does anyone know why? any ideas?backup-scrp.au3
PS: the tray debug line just added by today (i re-try it tomorrow when i've set up another win7 client to test with)
PPS: i know my coding-style isn't very optimized
Hi again guys!, i had COVID-19 for twice and i couldn't check the forum since 3 or 4 months ago till now! i hope you will get better if you're fighting for beat COVID-19
I have two question, first is about extracting all of the IP Address from an IP Ranges, for e.g: 192.168.1.1-22.214.171.124 (Start and End are variable and will be defined by the user) and for second one, i have a friend that he is Python programmer, he made a IP Parser that it can support large txt files (1TB) and it can parse all of them under 10min and it also supports low-end PCs that have 1 GB RAM!
The list that his program parses are:
#1765497 192.168.1.1 8082 #1765496 192.168.1.1 8084 #1965493 192.168.1.1 8089 #9565495 192.168.1.1 8086 #2565492 192.168.1.1 8081 and it converts very very fast to this:
192.168.1.1:8082 192.168.1.1:8084 192.168.1.1:8089 192.168.1.1:8086 192.168.1.1:8081 I wonder how to do this via AutoIt, if you can help me in this way, i will be happy✌❤
Thanks for your helps.
#include <WinAPI.au3> $text = FileReadLastChars("C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Include\Array.au3", 1024) MsgBox(0, 'FileReadLastChars', $text) Func FileReadLastChars($sFile, $nChars) Local $nBytes $tBuffer = DLLStructCreate("char["&$nChars&"]") $hFile = _WinAPI_CreateFile($sFile, 2, 2) ; open for read _WinAPI_SetFilePointer($hFile, -1 * $nChars, 2) ; from end _WinAPI_ReadFile($hFile, DLLStructGetPtr($tBuffer), $nChars, $nBytes) _WinAPI_CloseHandle($hFile) Return DLLStructGetData($tBuffer, 1) EndFunc ; included as standard UDF since AutoIt 126.96.36.199 version Func _WinAPI_SetFilePointer($hFile, $iPos, $iMethod = 0) $aResult = DllCall( "kernel32.dll", "long", "SetFilePointer", "hwnd", $hFile, "long", $iPos, "long_ptr", 0, "long", $iMethod) If @error Then Return SetError(1, 0, -1) If $aResult = -1 Then Return SetError(2, 0, -1) ; $INVALID_SET_FILE_POINTER = -1 Return $aResult EndFunc ;==>_WinAPI_SetFilePointer Here is my topic about _WinAPI_SetFilePointer()
EDIT: simpler version compatible with latest AutoIt
$text = FileReadLastChars("C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Include\Array.au3", 1024) MsgBox(0, 'FileReadLastChars', $text) Func FileReadLastChars($sFile , $nChars) $hFile = FileOpen($sFile, 0) ; open for read FileSetPos($hFile, -1 * $nChars, 2) ; from end $sRet = FileRead($hFile) FileClose($hFile) Return $sRet EndFunc