Copy (Large) Files from One Server to Another [Quickest Way]

If you want to use the easiest way to transfer files or data from on Windows Server to another, or if you need the fastest way to copy large files from one Server to Another in Windows, you can use EaseUS Todo PCTrans for help.

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Applied to Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003

What's the fastest way to copy 151GB, 375000 files from the Win 2008 Server to the Win 2016 Server?

"I have a project where I need to get 151GB of data spread over 375000+ files moved from a Win 2008 FAP to a 2016 server. Copy, xCopy, and Robocopy all take dozens of 50 hours to complete the file transfer. I want to know any faster way to copy files between Windows Servers. Any suggestion?"

EaseUS Todo PCTrans: Transfer Files from Windows Server to Another Easily

Copying files from one server to another in Windows is a fairly frequent task for many users. There are many ways to accomplish this task. And the method you choose will depend on a specific situation and your preferences. If you don't like the command line, like Robocopy or other similar tools, you can try EaseUS Todo PCTrans here.

This powerful and user-friendly PC-to-PC transfer software lets you finish the following jobs quickly and effectively.

  • Copy files, folders, settings, and user accounts between Windows Servers via the network connection.
  • Move installed applications to another computer directly. 
  • Transfer massive files from one server to another in the shortest time.
  • Make an image backup on the previous Server and then restore them to another Server.
  • Support files transfer in Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003.

The Fastest Way to Copy Files Between Windows Servers

Now, install this Windows Server data transfer tool and transfer data from one Windows Server to another using the following steps. If you need to share files among three or more PCs, you can use the PCTrans Technician for help.

Step 1. Open EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both of your server computers. Choose "PC to PC" to go to the next step.

Transfer files from one server to another - step 1

Step 2. Choose the transfer direction  - New PC or Old PC.

"New" - Transfer files from old Server to current new Server.

"Old" - Transfer files from current old Server to a new Server.

transfer direction

Step 3. Connect the current PC to the target PC by entering the target computer's account password or its verification code. You can turn on the "Connection Verification"on the right top of the "PC to PC" mainscreen on the target computer. 

Transfer files from one server to another - step 2

Step 4. Click "Files" > "Transfer" to check all the files you want to transfer to another Server computer. Then click "Transfer" to migrate specific data you have chosen.

Transfer files from one server to another - step 3

Step 5. Wait for the process finishes. PCTrans will transfer files at a fast speed. It won't take too long.

Transfer files from one server to another - step 4

Except for file transfer on a Windows Server computer, you can also use EaseUS Todo PCTransfer to transfer data from Windows 7 to Windows 10 or Windows 8 to Windows 10 to complete the in-place upgrade. You can learn more about this tool from the content below.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans Enterprise

Batch computer program transfer, Windows account transfer, domain account transfer, virtual-physical machine transfer, local to cloud desktop transfer.

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  • EaseUS Todo PCTrans Free is a useful and and reliable software solution created to serve in computer migration operations, be it from one machine to another or from an earlier version of your OS to a newer one.

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  • It offers the ability to move your entire user account from your old computer, meaning everything is quickly migrated. You still get to keep your Windows installation (and the relevant drivers for your new PC), but you also get all your apps, settings, preferences, images, documents and other important data.

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