Sunday, August 17, 2008

[Remote Desktop] Quickly copying files when using Remote Desktop

Rightclick > Copy  Did you know that you can copy files from:

  • a remote computer to your local computer or
  • a remote computer to another remote computer

using Remote Desktop (Windows XP or higher) by simple right-clicking the file and selecting Copy and then selecting Paste on your local machine/the other remote computer?

Copying from desktop to Remote Desktop and vice versa

From the Microsoft KB article 300698:

Copy and Paste Files
You can copy and paste the files between the remote session and local computer, or vice-versa, by using the Copy and Paste feature.

Read the full article at: TechNet

Caution: You should not use the clipboard while a file is being copies using this method, otherwise the file transfer will be cancelled immediately. Additionally you should know that this is not a very fast way to copy large files over the network.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Undelete Files with the free Undelete Plus

portable-undelete-plus-297You urgently need a tool to undelete files you accidentally deleted?

I had the situation and was quite happy with Undelete Plus. It's free and you don't need to install it.