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Get List of Specific Amount of Files From Directory

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angus_young_acdcFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hello Experts,

I have to copy 75GB worth of files from various sub folders in a directory, of course this would take a right ole age to actually complete, and as our companies network is notoriously bad the idea is to potentially copy X GB worth of the data at a time overnight.

My question is this, how exactly can I implement something to get X GB worth of files?  I've had a look at Directory.GetFiles and DirectoryInfo GetFiles methods, but neither of them appear to have a limit.  Ideally I would like something, similar to SQL, where I could just have (obviously in C# not SQL :-P ) SELECT TOP 10000 and get a set amount of data.

Is this possible?  And if so, how can I do it?
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