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Sharing large files with a computer half way across the planet.

Q: Sharing large files with a computer half way across the planet.


I have a feeling my question is a ridiculous one, but but I'm desperate so what the heck.

Is there a way to remotely install or copy software from my computer to a friend's computer? I have a 3Gig .iso that he needs, and I'd rather not post it to him on a disc, as that takes a while. Is it possible to give him direct access to my hard drive, or "sync" his computer with mine then copy the file over? We both use XP Pro.

A: Sharing large files with a computer half way across the planet.

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I'm sharing a folder on a Windows XP computer with 15,000 sub-folders/files over a small network. This folder used to be hosted in Windows Server 2003 machine. But after I made the switch to XP, accessing the shared folder over the network takes over 1 minute for the files to list.

Does anyone know what might be causing this slow performance? And is it related to the XP operating system?

Any tips and advice will be greatly appreciated.


A:Problem sharing folder with large number of files over network

if you are using sp2 or 3 i believe this problem could be caused by a tcp connection limit have a look at this

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Hi There,
I got 2 PCs...
A: Desktop PC, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

B: Media PC (connected to TV), Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

I'm trying to share the files on my Dektop PC so i can access them from the Media PC. As it is a Media PC i'm sharing videos. I enabled sharing on the Folders with the Files in it.
There is no problem accessing the shared folders from the Media PC, I can properly browse through the folder structer and i'm able to see the files. I can also copy small files (created a .txt Files) without problems. But if i'm trying to open or copy a video file (approx. 250MB) nothing happens. The "copy window" says Speed: 0 bytes/s for a while and then an error message saying "There was a problem accessing the file".

There is also another issue that is maybe connected to this one. I'm running a http based media server on my Desktop pc to stream videos to my popcornhour (streaming box). Since i tried to share the folders i'm not able to stream videos anymore... but i can browse through all my media files via http interface.

Hope someone can help me.


A:Problem sharing large files (Win7 <-> Win7)

There could be a few problmes. Your host computer could not be fast enough (not a good enough processor/not enough ram)
The recieveing computer may not be fast enough either.
Also, there could be a problem becuase the router can't handle it.

Let us know,

Quote: Originally Posted by robert0

Hi There,
I got 2 PCs...
A: Desktop PC, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

B: Media PC (connected to TV), Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

I'm trying to share the files on my Dektop PC so i can access them from the Media PC. As it is a Media PC i'm sharing videos. I enabled sharing on the Folders with the Files in it.
There is no problem accessing the shared folders from the Media PC, I can properly browse through the folder structer and i'm able to see the files. I can also copy small files (created a .txt Files) without problems. But if i'm trying to open or copy a video file (approx. 250MB) nothing happens. The "copy window" says Speed: 0 bytes/s for a while and then an error message saying "There was a problem accessing the file".

There is also another issue that is maybe connected to this one. I'm running a http based media server on my Desktop pc to stream videos to my popcornhour (streaming box). Since i tried to share the folders i'm not able to stream videos anymore... but i can browse through all my media files via http interface.

Hope someone can help me.


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I tried scanning it with Kaspersky Internet security, found 'not a virus', I then deleted the file containing the virus, them scanned the PC, it was clean then the SSD again, clean. So I restarted windows and connected the ssd, no files displayed but if I ask my computer to find a file, it finds it easily?

A:Portable SSD does not show any files in my computer but it's half ful

Right click Computer - Manage - Disk Management and post here an image of the screen.

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Hi, My file transfer into WD external hard drive using usb 3.0 gets cut off half way through if large transfer is done (> 1GB). The speed will slowly drop to 0 Mb/s and then the hard disk will be disconnected with an error. Transferring files into the drive of any size has no issue at all. The above is OK if connected to usb 2.0 ports in my win 7 desktop. Anyone has any idea? Thanks.

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when i try to play large video files windows locks up. this happens in all players media player 9, quick time, winamp all of them, i HAVE updated all drivers. windows locks so i can't send error report. please help me i have 2.4 p4 and 512 mb ram pc3200 the good stuff radon 7000 vid card thanks

A:large video files lock up computer

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Hi, all. Wondering if anyone can help with this. When downloading large files, either via uTorrent, Steam, or other services, at random times my computer will freeze, requiring a hard restart. No BSOD or anything, just a freeze. It doesn't happen every single time I download large files, but it does happen often enough. I suspect that it may be a problem with the wireless network card, but I'm not exactly sure, and wanted to get some insight before I replaced anything. It's been happening since I built the machine, but I narrowed it down to downloading large files just recently. I ran the diagnostic tool, and I am attaching the zip, though there is no minidump, of course. Thank you in advance.

A:Computer freezes when downloading large files

If it helps, in the event log, event 17429 is when I reset the computer tonight.

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I have a decent system yet when I transfer large files from one hard drive to another it causes computer to be unworkably slow

Any ideas how to address this problem?

mobo: asus p8p67 pro
ram : 16 gb gskill
video: nvidia gtx 560 ti
cpu: intel i7 2600k 3.4ghz
HDD: 120gb intel ssd, 3tb seagate and 3 2tb WD
Win 7 pro 64 bit

A:Why does transfer of large files slow down computer so much

Not really sure why it happens but it's a fairly well known issue. A lot of people recommend the free TeraCopy. Seems to do what Windows should be doing on its own.

TeraCopy for Microsoft Windows - Code Sector

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Hi all, I find that when extracting large zip files my computer slows right down and progs take a long time to respond whilst extracting, which take a long time.

Also find the same when copying large files from one drive to another, my computer is no slouch so was wondering what the problem could be.

Many thanks


A:slow computer when extracting large files

Boot into SAFEMODE and see if same slowness exists. Tap F8 key repeatedly during boot-up.

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hi everyone.

I have Windows XP Professional. These are my system specs:

Pentium4 2.4 GHz
512MB RAM.

Ok so my problem is that when I upload a file of 50MB or larger to YouTube, Vimeo, or Yahoo Video, and I let it just sit there and upload while I do something else, the computer will freeze at around 70%. But this only happens on my computer. When i have to upload files that are bigger than 50MB I put them on a flash drive and go to the other computer in my house and upload from there. But, when I upload and use another tab for browsing sites, the thing will upload. But I don't like doing this because the sites take long to load since something is uploading.

I don't really know what is happening... COuld someone tell me what is happening and how to fix it?


A:Computer feezs when uploading semi-large files?


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First off, I've had Windows 7 installed for a good few months now, and every time I go into a folder with one or two large .tiff or some other picture file, the whole computer slows down to a crawl, making me wait for anything up to some hours before it'll even show the preview thumbnail (and not letting me do anything else during). Opening these files has been tiring also, as it just means more waiting. It gets so bad that the mouse pointer belatedly jumps when I move it, refusing to go along smoothly.

A good chunk of my education relies heavily on my ability to produce digital art and designs, and I can't well do that when the files are so difficult to open, let alone preview. I've changed the view in folders to only allow the text to appear, and this has helped with the folders loading up. Of course, when I curse over any of the .tif files, that's it - I have to put up with hours of waiting (not even ctrl+alt+del works) or restart with the power button.

Please, I really need help here.

A:Large .tif and picture files slow computer tremendously


Do you have thumbnails enabled?

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Hey Guys, I am Re-Installing XP on a Custom ASUS V770. The first re-installation went smooth, up until I try to copy and paste his data and programs back on, the computer freezes in mid copy (The hdd lite stops blinking), I reboot and do it again, it gets a lil further and then freezes again. (I am reinstalling his data from an XHDD). I thought it was his HDD so I installed a Brand new one.. Goes thru Re-install fine, Then POW, right when I copy and Paste his stuff back on, It freezes again, the HDD lite goes out!!! I did a RAM test, Passed. Do you think it could be A Hard Drive Controller, Or The Power Supply?, Or hopefully something simple I AM STUCK.. THANKS..

A:Computer freezes Whenever I copy and paste Large files.

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Hello, My computer started freezing while downloading large files in uTorrent, About 10 minutes after starting uTorrent the PC starts to be really really slow and 1 minute after it freezes, only restarted/shutdown solve the problem, I've been using uTorrent for years and never had this problem, I mean it happens when I download a 15GB movie, but two months ago I downloaded a 170GB TV series and no problems were with that.

So I thought maybe its a problem in the HDD (not in the space, I have aprox. 150GB free in C and 220GB in D), I don't really know what to do, hope that you will help me

Thank you.

A:Computer freezes when downloading large files in uTorrent

What happens when you attempt a large direct download from a non-uTorrent site? Try one of these 3GB+ ISOs for a test:

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River ? My Digital Life

If any of the above work OK, then it is clearly a uTorrent issue.

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I will shortly need to move a large number (20,000) very large (20-30Mb) image files and associated tiny xmp sidecar files from one hard drive to another.

MS file explorer will make a meal of this so any suggestions for alternatives please? I have several folders each containing many thousands of files as above so moving a folder en-bloc is an option rather than file by file?

A:moving large number of large files to new drive

Simply drag and drop the folder(s).

Might want to do a copy first, verify that everything did indeed get copied, and then delete the originals.

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Exactly as the title says. Frequently when I try to transfer a file over ~100 MB to my new external harddrive it freezes up. It is a Hammer 500GB USB External with it's own power source, formatted NTFS (like my internal HD). I really only bought it to store big files on and it's really annoying when it locks up 75% of the time I transfer those big files onto it. My OS is Windows Xp Pro. This occured and occurs before and after a complete reformat/reinstall of my operating system. I tried to run a diagnostic tool on it but the diagnostic itself locked the dang thing up! I am just not familiar with issues like this and don't have a clue where to start to find out what the problem is. Did I just acquire a really crappy external?

A:Computer Freeze When Transferring Large Files to External Harddrive

Does it lock up if you transfer the files from the External HD to your internal one?

Are you using the USB ports at the back of the Tower?

Have you installed all the divers for the PC like Motherboard drivers?

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A:Ok, I need suggestions on what to play LOST planet with. (computer xprt please)

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Hi. can anyone help me share files between my two computers. i would like to play my music or my videos from my main computer on my laptop. i've changed the workgroup name on both computers to match but still can't find my PC on my laptop in the network center. is there something else i'm missing? or maybe because one is vista and one is XP?
(i use a wireless connection for the internet on both computers from my brothers room)

A:Sharing Files Between Xp Desk Computer And Laptop Vista Computer

Networking a vista and xp machine together are easier said than done, only because of the different way vista handles network shares.Check these links: works for me on my Xp and Vista machines but I really don't remember how I did it. I just turned on sharing on my xp AND vista machines and it seems to work just fine...Sorry if I can't be more help to ya

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Ok here is my issue; i had a health computer until a few days ago, we usually play World of Warcraft, and one of my friend took a break, and he is playing on some private server just to spend some free time of his. Anyway i was playing WoW on official server, then my friend came, i logged off, changed file to join the private server (cleared cache etc. so i am sure its not a game based issue) i created a character played a few minutes then logged off to disable an addon (here it starts) when i logged in, the milisecond i saw my character my computer froze. i am using a wireless logitech keyboard and a4 tech x7 mouse, when i press the numlock the numlock led on the receiver was working(its on ps2) but the led on my mouse was off, just like i unplugged it. restarted retried to join the private server, same thing happened...and again and again and again... i changed realmlist back to original and voila, i was able to play on official wow.

i thought it is something about the heat, and i expected it is caused by the gpu, downloaded some sensor softwares and everything but AUX was normal,it was changin about 65-80 C degrees.and the sensor which is sensing that "AUX" was on motherboard so i thought it is the "bridge-way" or whatever that called in english (the cooler right next to pci-e slot) and it was a bit loose when i touched it (it wasnt exactly loose but i could shake it easily by touching with a little force), opened my case, brought a huge ... Read more

A:Computer Freezes Half-Randomly Half-Not

i forgot to add system details and here is the motherboard picture;

Motherboard: Gibabyte S-Series GA-M56S-S3
RAM: 2x 2 GB Kingston DDR2 800 (Dual)
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+ (2612 MHz)
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit
GPU processor: GeForce 9600 GT
GPU Driver version: 257.21

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Hi, Techguy! Thanks for the help you gave regarding my multimedia problem. I'm all squared away! However, I have another problem I need you help with, if possible.

I need to connect with another computer. I will be assisting one of the board officials at church with finances and church funds; and, they are not computer literate. She wants me to be able to share the software I set up for her (which is Membership Plus) and assist her with inputting information regarding church activities, membership, etc. Now, I know theres a way that both our computers can communicate without going through a lot of changes. I figured it just a matter of my calling her computer, having a password, and having access to that one file she would allow me to access.

Is it possible for me to connect with her computer? And if so, what will I need in order to accomplish it?

I will be grateful for any information you give, respectively.

Thanks TechGuy!

A:Sharing Files With Another Computer

The basics for troubleshooting are:

1. Make sure you have the same IP scheme (e.g. 192.168.0.x).

2. Make sure you have the same Subnet Mask, Gateway, and DNS IP addresses.

3. Make sure you can ping the other computer's IP address. If this fails, just for testing, make sure you turn off XP's as well as any other firewall.

4. Make sure you can ping the other computers by name.

5. Make sure you have the same workgroup name (watch for trailing spaces)

6. For troubleshooting purposes, turn off XP's and completely uninstall any other firewall software. You can always add more complexity after you get it working.

7. With XP, make sure you have the same username and password as the person logging onto the other computers. The default setting for XP Pro is to require a password for network access.

8. More details about how to network XP can be found at:

9. More details about how to troubleshoot TCP/IP networks can be found at:

10. Apply the registry edit to fix the browsing delay from XP to Win9x computers

There continues to be a lot of misinformation about needing NetBEUI or to changing the NetBIOS setting. You can ignore both. Installing NetBEUI to solve a networking problem will just mask a some underlying and potentially important misconfiguration with TCP/IP. The default NetBIOS se... Read more

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I am looking for a way to share large files and folders over the internet. I do not need to share publicly; no anonymous access is required. I do not require the world's best security, however, I'd rather not leave myself wide open either. The ability to resume file downloads is a must. Users must be able to download files and folders from a shared resource. They must also be able to upload to a user specific space on the server, as well as to a separate shared space. If that is unclear, that means two separate resources with two separate sets of privileges, plus user specific spaces. I will most likely have only three users, but they will connect from a variety of different places and machines. I am hoping for the following configuration:

1. Single fileserver
2. Fileserver exists on an internet connection shared with other computers on the same LAN
3. Other computers on LANs at different sites sharing other internet connections

All computers use some variant of windows, none older than Windows XP 32bit. Ideally, I would like to have the server run a non-windows operating system. While this is not a requirement, I enjoy experimenting and this seems like a good time to learn something new. If possible, please limit recommendations to free software, as this is strictly for personal use.

Thank you very much for your time.

A:Large File Sharing

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I have two PC connected via a broadband. I have set up a shared folder in my main PC (PC A)

Though I can see the shared files in the other networked PC (PC B) and I can even run executables from PC B, I cannot transfer large video files (e.g. 200 MB) from PC B to the shared folder: I am getting a message like 'Cannot copy file XXX: the path is too deep'

>>> I can see the file appearing on the shared folder in PC A (with full size displayed) but the videos appear corrupt.

>>> so 2 problems:

1. The error message when transferring the large files
2. Corrupt files

Other solutions I tried unsucessfully:

1. I created a shared folder called C:\downloads in each PC but got the same problem when I tried copying these files

2. I have ran chkdsk /f /r in each PC's

3. I found this in Google (the files I am trying to transfer/copy are indeed Divx files but mpg)
There is a problem with large .avi files in XP, apparently, involving XP
wanting to copy the entire file into memory prior to copying or moving.
I am not an expert, and other disclarimers. The following was posted on
the group. This registry edit worked for me on copying
avi files. I have not tested it with other files, but I have noticed
that moving large files from Win98 to XP is a factor of perhaps 15
faster than from XP to Win98 prior to this edit. Win98 128M memory, XP


> Avi files (divx) can be trouble in xp. There is a fix to let x... Read more

A:Large file sharing

Have you closely checked the cabling and connections for the network? I've seen this problem with marginal cable. Are you sure the cables are wired correctly with the correct twisted pairs matched?

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I am trying to make all of my machines to talk to each other (On my home network) as well as share a printer on one machine (wired via USB). I am running Windows 10 Pro on the machine with the printer.

The other machines are running Windows 7 Pro. All machines are are part of the Workgroup called Workgroup. Also I have Uverse as my Internet/Router (NVG599).

Currently all machines see all folders and the printer. The problem is I am unable to access files or drives. For example one of my machines is "Office (Windows 7 Pro)" and my other is "Studio (Windows 10 pro)".
"Studio" is set to Private Network , and all other machine are set as Public. All machines can use the printer on "Studio" which is hooked up via USB.

When I am at my computer "Studio" and try to access files on "Office" I get the following; "Windows is unable to access \\Office-PC\Documents" (Documents being the shared folder, with full access privileges). This example applies to these machine an all others I have at home; printer share works (I can print from all of my computers) but file/drive share does not

Any and all help welcome very much.

Thank You,

A:Printer and File Sharing... half works. Please help.

Hi can you use your printer via WI-FI as that is how I have mine set up and all other OS including smart phones can access it and use it.

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My wife and I both have Windows 7 Ultimate, and while I was able to map one of here drives on my computer earlier, after she got a 64-bit-enabled computer, I cannot.

Well. I got as far as to see her User folders, but not here C: and D: drives (I really only want her D: (data) drive).

I have done what I believe I need to do, but when I go to Netword and Sharing Center > See full map, I get

My-PC Gateway Internet

and then,

"The following discovered device(s) can not be placed on the map. Click here to see all other devices."

Printer X My wife-PC My wife-PC: Wife

(one wife is User, and the other wife is MS Media Player

Any help to resolve this would be most appreciated.

I also appreciate to be able to say that in a long life, I do not think I have seen anything so badly designed and explained as the MS network. Ahhhhhh!


Hans L

A:Sharing files on my wife's computer

1. Do you both have usernames and password on the computers?
If not then you won't be able to connect as i believe it's a security setting that stops people connecting without authenticating.

2. You may need to share the D: drive and give it a share name such as 'data', this way you can map or unc to it as \\ipaddress\data or \\hostname\data

3. Authentication, in order to connect to the other computer you would need to authenticate against that computer so you would either need to:
a. Have the same username / password on both/all computers, this way when you connect you are connecting with a username/password that is recognised on the others computers local SAM

b. If you have different usernames/password on the computers then connect via UNC (such as \\ipaddress\data) and after a short while you should get a username / password prompt

That is a lot to take in maybe and once you have followed that information there maybe more information you can provide us that could elaborate further on the issue and help resolve it if the above doesn't help.


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Hi, I am new here and though you all might be able to help.

Im trying to send my friend a video that is 3.6gb in size.

I tried Youtube but their limit is 2gb. Any ideas?


A:Sharing LARGE video file

Quote: Originally Posted by tdkdpt

Hi, I am new here and though you all might be able to help.

Im trying to send my friend a video that is 3.6gb in size.

I tried Youtube but their limit is 2gb. Any ideas?


Hi and welcome

There are services that specialize in just that. All you need to do is Google sending large files.

BTW that's going to take a lo,ng time to upload unless you have a very fast internet connection.

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I have followed a tutorial online and have setup the live id on the user account of mine and my girlfriends computers. Then shared the folders needed with the correct live id, but I don't have a clue how to access the files from over the internet?

Can someone tell me what to do please?


A:Sharing Files From Computer to Computer over internet?

This tutorial might help you with that. Step two covers the file sharing pretty well.
HomeGroup - Link your Online ID and Share Files

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Kazaa is sharing on my files on my computer, not just my downloaded files. Therefore all my images of example my Links 2001 software is showing up in Kazaa Image folder. So instead of 150 files in my Kazaa I now have 2000! I am using XP, and this happened when I began tinkering in Options=>File Import section, when I was trying to make my Kazaa files private to my user profile. That's my next question. If answers were already answered, please direct me as I could not locate.

Thanks, Frank

A:(Solved) Kazaa sharing ALL files on my computer

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Hey guys, just curious if anyone would know whether a computer that has been infected with a virus or a trojan can the files it shares, JPGS, PSD's, Sketchup drawings, also be dangerous? McAfee has auto-deleted several files out of a zip a friend gave me with some models and graphics on it...

A:Trojanned or otherwise infected computer sharing files

Hi drwmbt,
Yes, any file can be infected dosnt matter what the extension is on the file.

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Connecting and Sharing Files/Computer over the internet

How can I make this possible?? IIS??


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I've got a pretty large video file (300MB+) that I want to share some other folks either off a video hosting or file sharing website, but not necessarily for public access. Does anyone have any suggestions of a website or other method to place a file of that size somewhere, where I route an accessible hyperlink to others so that they can view or download the file?

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Hello Everyone. I hope someone can give me some suggestions. I have one PC Windows XP SP2 and a Mac G5 quad OSX 10.4.9 both connected wirelessly to the same Lynksys wireless router.

The PC has share folder active and in the mac I can get access to the PC shared Folder via Finder > Network > mynetwork > Share Docs.

I can place files in this folder in both computers and I can access them in both computers too. Now here is the problem. If while using the mac I access the PC shared docs and try to move a large file (60MB) into the Mac's desktop, the file beings to move but then the wireless connection AT THE PC resets as if I had disable the wireless connection and enabled it again ! The mac then stops moving the file and gives me this error:

The finder cannot complete the operation because some data in "" could not be read or written.
This only happens with large files! The PC does not have the windows firewall on however Avast on-access scan is on. It seems something is happening that triggers the PC wireless card to reset itself when trying to move this large file between the computers.

This is driving me crazy. Any suggestions? Thanks. NLD.

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Hi, Everyone - I occasionally have to share a large file between one person and another for work. I was using 'yousendit' which worked fine. they have changed to be 'hightail,' and they have a blog - at their blog, there are many comments circa oct 2013 about it now not working, and being buggy. So, I don't want to go with that.

I am looking for current suggestions of a site for file sharing. I am willing to pay a modest fee/month, like $10, to know it will work well and not junk up anyone's computer with any trashy downloader, and is very simple to use - I cannot spend a lot of time teaching people with various levels of web savvy and computer savvy how to make an acct, log in, work some elaborate, "unique" interface, and so on.

I would prefer a service where an email goes to the recipient's email address, they click on the link, and from that, easily select an option to download.

I am not sharing burned CDs or DVDs - I just need to share work-related audio recordings from the person recording to a transcriber.

When I look at reviews on the web, it seems that services change a lot over time, so I don't want to go for what had great reviews a year ago.

Please help with suggestions! -Thanks!

A:Reliable large file-sharing site needed... Yousendit closed

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How do I make it to were on my network I cant share Files but I can still share my Printer.

A:Sharing Printer BUT not sharing Files

Don't specify any drives and or folders to share.

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I'm getting a message saying that I'm running out of space of drive c:
I looked at drive c: and there are 2 very large files:
t1d4.1 which is 9,975,232 kb and
t18o.1 which is 2,093,252 kb.
Does anyone know what these file are? Do I need them?

There are 5 similar files with an extension of .2, but their size is 0.

A:very large files

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i have one comp with xp and one w/ ME. connected with belkin wired router. what speed should i expect transferring large files? can i improve it.? i think its like 45 minutes for 4 gb

A:large files

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hi all can someone tell me why then l download a movie from tv to my computer the file is so large. a movie file is usually about 3 gb but the files l am getting are as high as 13gb thanks

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Hi, can someone tell me how to send short video´s from a camera, and phone, in an email. thanks.

A:large files

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i am using windows 98 and my computer is very old.i have a very large cache file that i would like to open.does anyone have any suggestions as to how i can do this?i have a lot of files that are very large and cause a problem when i try to open them using wordpad.

A:large files

Why are you open a cache file?

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A friend of mine went to a yahoo personal profile & went into one of there briefcases, instantly he saw pictures, then it took him directly to a pornographic site. When he hit the Close button it directly took him to another porno website and they kept appearing faster than he could close them. So today I get on the computer & go to explorer & in my C:\Documents and Settings\Jolene\Start Menu there is 2 short cuts labeled ( words I 'd rather not post) I didn't open them I just went to properties got the file names and did a search for those files.

here is the info I retrieved

Size 635 KB
Size on disk 672 KB
16 files/ 5 folders

Size 583 KB
Size on disk 612
15 files / 5 folders

I instantly did a virus scan and found nothing. So what are these files & how do I get rid of them?

Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks

A:Very Large files, what are they

Please do this. Go here and download Hijack This. Un Zip it and click on the Hijackthis.exe.

Click the "Scan" button when the scan is finished the scan button will become "Save Log" click that and save the log.

Go to where you saved the log and click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" then Paste the log back here in a reply.

Do NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless. Someone here will be glad to advise you on what to fix.

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I am downloading Office 2007 multi-language packs from Microsoft volume licensing. It has 3 large ISO files. 2 out of 3 are way larger than 4.7 gb. I need to install this on someone's pc. How do you recommend me doing this?

A:large ISO Files

Use a virtual drive like Daemon Tools.

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Hi, I'm trying to use MSN to transfer some files to a buddy of mine. The files are about 300 Mb each, there are two files total(600Mb).

Each time I try to send a file out MSN tells me that the transfer failed and timed out. Is there a limit to the file size that you can send through MSN?

A:MSN:How large can files be?

How are you sending it? Email has a limit, of course. But there should be no limit on size if you are using FTP or something like that.

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Hello People i was copying some files of a file DVD
and about half way into the copy it always stops
no error or anything it just well....Stops
if it helps im copying my photoshop app
it use to always copy right b4 but lately it just stops
can anyone tell me y?

A:Copying Files Stops Half way through?

1. What do you mean by "file DVD"?

2. Can explain in detail where / what you're copying from and where you're copying to?

3. Why are you copying PS? Youi should either let the upgrade do the migration or re-install it properly. PS depends on auxiliary files in the Common Files folder, as well as many registry entries, not to mention the licensing engine.

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I've recently bought a new computer, upgraded pretty much everything except the hard drives, DVD drive and graphics card. Because of that I had to reinstall Windows, but ever since I've been experiencing serious, and puzzling, problems with media files. mp3 files will play part of the song and then skip to the next, this happens in iTunes, winamp and media player. AVI files will play the first few minutes, sometimes only seconds, of the video before stopping as if it was the end of the file. These same files all worked fine on my old system. I've tried installing codecs, I've tried installing all the Windows updates and even done complete virus and spyware scans but nothing has worked at all. I'm completely out of ideas so any input would be greatly appreciated and may even save the computer from being thrown out of a window.

Windows XP
Pentium 4 CPU 3.00GHz
2.99 GHz, 512MB of RAM
Radeon 9200 VIVO
ATI sound built into motherboard (Soltek small case)

A:media files only half playing

oddly enough mp3s now play fine in media player, but not in iTunes. consider me completely confused
movies still remain an issue.

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Hi guys. Im just a beginner in burning dvd's. Well I just want to ask how can I burn a dvd if the size of the file is 5.7gb and my dvd is just 4.7gb? and its just a single file! Well please dont answer buy a bigger gb of dvd. I am doing some business and selling stuffs i just want that to become 2 dvd. thanks

A:Burning DVD. How to make the files in half

Some burning programs, such as Nero, will split large files that exceed the capacity of a disc into two (or multiple) discs.

Nero Multimedia Software | Nero

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i'm running vista home premium
everything seems fine once i boot up and etc, but when i click on an exe file with the shield symbol or whatever you call it, it takes a really long time for it to load up and usually i dont even see it start until a couple hours later, most of the time never. i see the application in processes but it doesnt come up in applications on the task manager. any ideas as to why this is happening?

A:Files opening half an hour or later

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As most people know, recorded video files can be huge, larger than the capacity of the recycle bin. It has been my experience that files that are too big for the recycle bin are purged directly from the hard disk. I have experimented with recovering such files but have had no success. Does anyone know if it is possible to recover these files and if so what is the process. most software I have tried only shows those files deleted from the recycle bin. I can find no useful reference to recovering large files on the web.

A:Recovering large files

There is some "data recovery software"<---google out there that can retrieve such a file but there will be data loss and offhand I don't know of a free software that's up to the task. Any of the ones you have to pay for well even if they have a trial the have filesize restrictions until software is licensed.

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Well I've been browsing a lot of these threads, and I've come across topics similar to mine, but none have solved this problem. Basically, I am running Windows 7 64bit on an Intel core duo HP pc. I'm trying to copy RAR or ISO files larger than 4 gb's from a Maxtor external hard drive onto my pc's HDD. Everytime I get an error message saying that certain rar files are unrecognizable and gives me the option to either try again, skip file, or cancel. I had the same problem with Vista 64 bit. It has something to do with a 64 bit system because Vista 32 bit had no problem. I need to use a 64bit system for my 6g's of RAM to be utilized. Please help me out anyone. If you need more info let me know. Thanks.

A:cannot copy large RAR/ISO files

Please update your system specs and provide the complete computer specs. There are a lot of HP computers out there.

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I receive an error message about the Tiff File being too large (anything >1MG) when using Photo Viewer with W7 OS. I was trying to view the files from the DVD drive. Tiff files under 1 mg are not an issue. I can't believe there is such a small limitation. Does anyone else have this issue?

A:Tiff Files Too Large in W7

Photo Viewer made by?Try Irfanview:

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i have recently completed building a budget pc with the following hardware

syntax usa motherboard

amd athlon xp 2600 1.25ghz

kingston pc2700 512mb ram (single module)

80gb maxtor sata 7200rpm hard drive

no brand cd/dvd reader cd burner (did some digging and found that its made by samsung)

kaser ati radeon 9200se video card

i first noticed the problem when i began installing half life 2, i recieved the 1335 error, something about a .cab file (a very large file when i looked on disk)

then i noticed it again when installing an EA game called ultima online Samurai Empire, where i recieved an error randomly, sometimes it was the art.mul or the art2.mul or the sound file

ive noticed by emptying my temp file (run>temp> delete all its content) will allow an install to proceed further then if i didnt remove the temp files
however it still cannot complete an install

however things like my motherboard drivers, and other files that arent very large can be read, written and installed very easily

ive ran the maxtor software that checks for hardrive errors and i passed every test

i have no software to test the cd drive

this is my first build and id realy like to begin playing half life 2 death match (and i need to install ms office so i can work on school projects)

im running windows xp pro with sp2

any help on this would be grand, thanks in advance

A:troubles with large files

I would guess the CD drive is not reading correctly from the disk. I've had simalar problems. Just certain programs would not load completely. Invested a few bucks in a decent DVD/CD-rom and the problem went away. You may have other problems. Someone else may have some input. (BTW, I believe an Athlon XP 2600 runs at 1.917ghz, not the 1.25 as mentioned in your post)

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It seems that almost every time I download a file over 300MB, it is corrupted when I try to use it. This mostly affects zips, rars, and game demos, so I imagine it might have something to do with compressed filetypes. I get the errormessage saying that the files are corrupt, and to try downloading it again. So I do, from the same location, and then from another location. Same problems. I just ran Ad-aware, Spybot, and SpySweeper, but the problem has persisted.

It's just downloaded files that don't work, and seems to be limited to compressed files (but that may just be because you don't often download anything bigger that's not in a rar).

I figure someone's going to ask for a HijackThis log, so here you go:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:30:58 PM, on 2/11/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org1.1.5\program\soffice.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\vstskmgr.exe
C:\Program... Read more

A:Large files always corrupted!

I'd suggest you do a memory test for a couple of hours or more, just to eliminate the obvious.

Microsoft Memory Diagnostic


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How do I unzip a 214 MB cab file with FilZip? Whenever I try to extract it to either the same folder as all the other files from that particular application, or into a new folder or anywhere including the desktop, FilZip stops responding. Would that even be because the file is too big, or do I need to reinstall Filzip or find another Unzip app ?

A:Unzipping large files

It seems that FilZip once had problems handling large files (though the size was more like >1.5 Gb). I would try WinZip, or if you're using WinXP, then its own native compressed files handler. Given the size of the file, try not to do anything else on your PC while it unzips and it will take a while to do. Try leaving it for a while (10 minutes) if it shows up as Not Responding. Sometimes it resolves itself.

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My son and I have a need to ocaisionally send large (around 1G) files, mainly music as .wav, mp3 or sometimes video clips.

I have found various sites via Google but am wary of using them, esp' P2P.

The upload speed would not matter, a Gig an hour would do! And I am willing to pay a modest fee.
Rock on
(Old engineers don't fade away, they just tap&die)

A:Emailing large files

Hi ecc83..

this link may be helpful:

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Hello everyone,

I have recently started using iPhone with Windows 7, and I *think* that some of the videos and photos transferred from iPhone to Windows 7 HDD may be using up much of my HDD space.

Besides the obvious: Checking each file and folder for size and contents, is there a 'performance program' that will identify the larger files on a drive? (FWIW, I recall seeing this as an option one a program I have used in my computer 'travails' over the years.)

Thanks a bunch for any input!

A:How do I identify large files on my HDD?

Take a look at WinDirStat. It will show you a graphical view of your entire disk usage and you will be able to see what folders and files are using the most disk space.

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I did some data recovery and pulled over 8 million &quot;files&quot; from an external HD.

Searching 'mp3' and 'doc' I verified there are many valid files on my internal drive.

However, when I try to copy them back the window disappears after about 5 minutes of &quot;preparing to copy&quot; and there is nothing on the drive when I look.

It feels like my system is getting bogged down because of the absurd # of files! I can't even right click -> properties to see exactly how many are on there. It starts going really slow and I get impatient after about 8 million.

A:Can W7 handle large #s of files?

Quote: Originally Posted by joe7dust

I did some data recovery and pulled over 8 million "files" from an external HD.

Searching 'mp3' and 'doc' I verified there are many valid files on my internal drive.

However, when I try to copy them back the window disappears after about 5 minutes of "preparing to copy" and there is nothing on the drive when I look.

It feels like my system is getting bogged down because of the absurd # of files! I can't even right click -> properties to see exactly how many are on there. It starts going really slow and I get impatient after about 8 million.

Welcome windows especially 64 bit can handle huge amounts file/folder/ the slowdown may be either it is using up your memory or maybe the hard drive cant keep up. You could either use Acronis or ghost to back them up to one space. Or failing that try doing it in small chunks.;

Let us know if you need more help


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We have three PC's, one running XP Pro and the other two XP Home (all SP3). All have IE7 with Google toolbars, all have Acrobat Reader v.8. The two with XP Home can download a full PDF file of any size and read the whole thing in the browser without problems. The one with XP Pro won't do that - it downloads (say) the first 0.5 MB of the file and gets no further. IE7 displays the bit of the PDF it's got, but stops responding and has to be shut down from the Task Manager. Right clicking and "Save target as.." works fine. I've used the work round of disabling "View in Browser" in Adobe Reader, but the behaviour seems very odd indeed and baffles me! It's quite consistent on any PDF file greater than about 0.5MB.

Has anyone else encountered this and found a solution, other than disabling "browser view" as I have done?



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Ever need to send a file larger than what your ISP allows? Don't know how to use or even own a copy of WINRAR? Don't have time to break up that large file? Not even sure that file will be put back together properly at the other end?Try this site: up to 1GB. At least thats what they claim.They also do https for those who need it.Be (Large File) SafeDa AnimalMods: If this fits better in another forum. Feel free to move it. Mod Edit - Moved by member request - Leurgy

A:Need to email large files? is good too...doesn't limit the downloads.

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for some reason i cannot transfer large files (700MB to over 1GB) from a Windows Server 2008 R2 Essentials box to a Windows 7 Pro client.  It just doesn't work; it hangs.  When I try to upload to the server the file copies to 99% with 5 seconds left then hangs for a while then says the file transfer failed.
any ideas as to what could cause this.  just to mention, small files transfer fine ( up to 10MB or so).

A:cannot transfer large files

Whats the network speed like IE(Switches and routers and the NIC on server && PC), sounds like a flood or a disconnect comamdn is beign sent befopre its finished.
I know Windows 7 when it first came out had really bad issues with copy files over a network, i can remember seeing 500 meg appear to take 3 years 4 months and 7 hours!
You checked the event veiwer? generally the first place to look.
How many simaltanious connections are allowed on the shared folder mate?

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Is it bad to have a large quantity of pictures in one folder, like 20,000+? Is it bad for my hardrive? Is it going to cause corruption?

A:Large Quantities of Files bad?

no, put to be safe put them into subfolders

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This is more of an annoyance than a probem, but I would naturally like to find a solution.

I am running Windows XP Pro, and I do a lot of video capturing and compressing of home movies. As a result, I regularly deal with extremely large .avi files, sometimes over 1 GB in size. Every time I click on a file once to highlight it, Windows XP scans through the file to find out what it's properties are: dimensions, bitrate, compression, etc. That is a really nifty feature, but it's really only useful if you have small files. The behemoths I work with take quite some time to scan through, especially if there was a compression error during processing and the file is not complete. And, of course, Explorer won't really let me do anything else with the file (move, rename, etc) until it's finished scrutinizing it.

Windows 2000 did not do this, as far as I know.

I've been all over the web searching for postings about this, but I finally had to ask.

Anyone know how to disable this "feature"? I'm sure there's a registry setting somewhere ...


- Kevin

A:XP Scanning Through Large Files

When a folder is viewed with .avi files Windows XP reads the files to create the thumbnails. It can be disabled by renaming the CLSID for AVI.

Run REGEDIT, select Edit, Find, enter: {87D62D94-71B3-4b9a-9489-5FE6850DC73E}
and rename it. Right click it and select Rename.
i.e. -{87D62D94-71B3-4b9a-9489-5FE6850DC73E}

Then reboot Windows.

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Installed Vista HP

All fine save one (big problem)

In short I cant copy my music and pic dvd. Have a lot of files (almost 4gb). It gets to about 60% and stops copying as per the screenshot. Sometimes it tells me I have not enough memory to complete the opration (not the case as my hard drives are 160gb with plenty of space)

I have tried copying it to my Master hard drive, slave hard drive and External USB drive, all with the same result.

I think its the number of files (20,000+) as I can copy say a game dvd to my hard drive without issue (4.5gb but like 5 files)

Desperate for a solution or a workaround

My specs are Vista Home Premium 32bit, 2gb Ram, 3.4ghz Pentium, 2x160gb Internal Samsung hard drives, Sony G120 DVD Rewriter.



A:Copying large no of files from DVD

Edit - This is error message I get (copying 4gb to a drive with 122gb free)

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I need to stream large files between two computers (htpc & other is just for storing large files) that are separated by a wall. Both are connected to powerline network adapters and a third computer has a powerline adapter hooked up to a wireless router, all are connected via windows 7 network (all are running windows 7.

Since both network plugs are used I was thinking about using a usb network cable to stream bluray movies from the one that is stored to the other. Wireless/powerline still cause stuttering, doesn't seem to be a fast enough connection.

Is this a good idea? Is there a better solution?

Thanks, marrjam

A:How to stream large files

1. Powerline devices are not fast enough to stream.
2. Unless you use Wireless "n" it will not be fast enough to stream. I have tried 54mb does not work well.

Direct wire at 1GB is perfect works very very well. 100mb connections work well, but hi-end BluRay, you will need more bandwidth.

Hope that helps. -WS

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I have large pdf-files that I'd like to send by e-mail (30+ MB). Is there a way?

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Say I have a ton of files on dvds and I want to get them all on my USB HD but each file takes like 10 minutes to copy over. Is there a program or way that I can que up a list of files from the DVD and have it copy over 1 file at a time to the USB HD? Thanks

happy hadookens!

A:Copying many large files to USB HD, how to que up?

Hi bonkboy,

Welcome to TSG!

The easiest thing to do is write a script.

Let's assume that writing scripts is new or that you do not know how to write one.

Here is an example of a script (Note - since I don't know what OS you are running, this script may not work on your particular OS or any OS due to errors in the script, but it will give you an idea of how to do what you want as a first cut):

#! /bin/sh
# name of script is:
filelist=`ls -1 $1 $fromdir`
for i in $filelist
cp $i $todir

Note: $1 and $2 are the first and second parameters passed into the script from the command line.

You would first need to make the script executable:
$ chmod +x

Then you would need to invoke the script, as follows:
$ ./ <todir> <fromdir>
where you would replace todir without the brackets (<>) with the full pathname to the folder aka directory where the USB HD is mounted, and, similarly, replace fromdir without the brackets (<>) with the full pathname to the folder aka directory where the files to be copied are currently located.

You can start here to learn about Shell Scripting and go from there according to your system (Windows, Mac, Linux/Unix).
-- Tom

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Hello all. First time poster here, and I've got a doozy of a problem. I just hope this is in the right section. Pretty much all large files are corrupt if I save them to either of my hard drives. The limit seems to be somewhere around 30mb... under that I'm fine, over that I get CRC errors out the wazoo. I get occasional glitches in Windows, and I tried to run System File Checker, but it couldn't repair a LOT of stuff, complaining of hash mismatches. I've run Scandisk and it doesn't find any problems. I ran MemTest86+ for 48 hours, without a single memory error. I've used SeaTools for Windows and both drives pass all tests; SeaTools for DOS reports the drives are fine but the file system has errors it can't fix. I ran SpinRite through on both drives... Took it a couple of days but came back without any unusual errors. I can't for the life of me figure out what's going wrong... Can anyone point me in the right direction here?

System specs can be accessed below on the "My System Specs" link.

A:CRC errors with large files...

That sounds like a corrupted MFT. Have a look at this: (check the web - there are more tools)

The MFT (Master File Table) is sometimes corrupted. If Microsoft's Checkdisk (chkdsk) failed to repair the MFT, run TestDisk. In the Advanced menu, select your NTFS partition, choose Boot, then Repair MFT. TestDisk will compare the MFT and MFT mirror (its backup). If the MFT is damaged, it will try to repair the MFT using the backup. If the MFT backup is damaged, it will use the main MFT.
If both MFT and MFTMirr are damaged and thus cannot be repaired using TestDisk, you might want to try commercial software like Zero Assumption Recovery, GetDataBack for NTFS.


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I have a WD 1TB hard drive installed as an extra drive to hold a large series of video files. When it was install I formatted it as NFTS. Now I have ssome folders that have become quited large in actual size (20+GB) and in number of files(800+).When the folders on this drive are accessed that have any size to them (2-6GB or more) the system hangs with a 'windows explorer has encountered a problem....' error. Sometimes I get the Dr. Watson debugging error. Is there a fix for this? The event log states an explorer.exe error. The error as perviously stated states a 'windows explorer problem' not an Internet explorer error. I'm confused. Not sure how to retrive information given on the event log to paste here for viewing. Would a HJT log help. This has really limited my intended use of this machine. Any ideas would be so appreciated! Thanks in advance.
Running Windows XP home, SP3

I would delete some of these, (some I need) but I can't stay in the folder long enough to access the actual file or files themselves before the system hangs. I can play the files in media player (as they all are video files from my home camera) but I can't seem to fine a way to delete any of the files in media player either. I can delete them from the playlist but they remain in the folder. thanks again for all the help you all have given in the past.!!

A:Files to large to access in XP??

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I have Windows XP Media Center Edition and use Outlook Express. I have been trying to send a file with a video clip that is 42MB, but it won't go through. I keep getting the following error message:

Your server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. Possible causes for this include server problems, network problems, or a long period of inactivity. Subject '',

then my account information, and then

Response: '451 timeout (#4.4.4)', Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 451, Error Number: 0x800CCC0F
I have sent video clips before without any problem, for example funny commercial clips that others have sent me. This is a short video clip that a friend shot from his digital camera and put on a CD that I then saved on my hard drive. It plays fine on my computer so I can't figure out why I can't send it as an attachment on the e-mail. Can anyone help, hopefully with step by step instructions? Thanks in advance.

A:sending large files

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Just about every time I try to permanently delete a large file or folder, either by shift/delete or emptying the recycle bin the operation hangs up.

The little window opens and it counts up the size of the file and that it. Nothing else overtly happens. The status bar never starts indicating and the window just sits there with the little green lights chasing each other across it. If I try to cancel or close the window it nothing happens.

During the time all this is going on, I can hit ctrl/alt/del and select Task Manager and it simply goes back to the desktop with this window still squatting there doing it's thing. I have pinned TM to the task bar and tried starting it from there but it never starts. Eventually everything just slows to a stop and nothing works which would seem to indicate some kind of memory leak. There are no error messages during any of this.

I have to hit reset and restart the computer that way in order to regain control and we all know how bad an idea this is. I've already had my boot sector eaten once causing me to have to do a total rebuild and I'd prefer not to have to do it again. Any ideas what I can look for here?

Edit: Forgot to mention that when I do get the computer restarted the file or folder I was attempting to get rid of is usually gone so the operation itself is taking place. I'm just not getting my computer back when it's done.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7... Read more

A:Can't Delete Large Files

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I have some large files......800mb and I would like to send them to my son. Does anyone know of a free program that will let me share/send them?

I had installed 4share and that only works on 100mb.


A:Share Large Files

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I'm one of the network administrators at my business. We have set up a local VPN so our networks domain spans about 1/2 a mile to another location. My problem is that I have a 10Mb network bridge connecting the two buildings and need to send large Acronis Backup files between the two locations between the servers for data storage. I've tried to send the files many different ways, but always seem to fail. The backup makes a full backup once a week (40 GB) and then makes incremental backups the rest of the week (1-3 GB). The incremental backups are able to be sent over the network fine. However the full backup files take about 10 hours then error out. They work fine until the worksite is open and network traffic causes it to error out. I need a way to send this file faster and more efficiently. Is there any method or software that would help this? I know it's slow mainly to the 10Mb connection, but if anyone knows anything that helped their files transfer more securely that information would help.

A:Sending Large Files

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Hi. For a while I've had trouble downloading large files from the internet where the download would, after a while of running smoothly, drop speed rapidly and then stay at 0.00KB/s. I could fix this by pausing and unpausing the download which would make it start from where it left off.
I am currently trying to download the game Guild Wars 2, I have the launcher on my pc but the problem occurs when I launch it and it tries to update/install. The download just stops at around 3% after downloading at about 1.1MB/s and I have no way of doing my usual fix.
I have tried running the launcher as administrator, deactivating my firewalls and re-trying the launcher about 20 times now but nothing works.
I am fairly certain it is not my router as this same download problem does not occur on my dad's pc.
I am connected to the router via ethernet cable.

I have an Acer G3610 with Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 and WebrootSecureAnywhere anti-virus.
My PC did have McAfee pre-installed but I have un-installed it since.

This problem was not always present, but I cannot remember when it started for sure.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:I can't download any large files from anywhere.

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I am having some problems copying large files to my computer from an external hard drive. The copying process starts but then seems to freeze after a couple of minutes. Is this happening to anyone else and is there anything I can do?

A:Copying Large Files

OS is Vista?.........according to your specs, along with no other information to help us whatsoever?

So I could 'guess', but a little more information would be nice

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I know there is a way to send large files, but I'm drawing a blank. I tried winzip, but I'm not having any luck. Please advise....I thought there were services that did this, but I can't find them.

A:E-mailing Large Files .. please help

Define large.

Some e-mail client software allows you break-up large files and then attaches the pieces to individual e-mails messages. The recipients then need their e-mail software to put the pieces back together.

You can also use a service like You upload the file to their server and then you send people a link to download the file.

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it seems something is clogging up over 20gb of my hardrive and i'd like to find out what it is, unfortunately i have no idea where to begin with, so i'd like a tool that shows me the biggest file on my system so i can delete it.

my hardrive is 80gb, and windows reported 76gb usable, i dont have any large program install at all, the only thing i have is my own folder holding every single one of my files, in total it weights 50gb, and besides this folder, i have absolutely nothing else install on my pc, so i figure something is clogging up my 26gb, and i'd like to destroy it as soon as possible.
thanks for the help.

A:finding large files

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I looked on the forum before hand and couldnt quite find my problem on here. I recently reformatted my computer, updated etc. I never had problems downloading from storage sites before. Even after the recent reformat. Somthing I did must be interferring with my ability to download large files though.

I can still download small files like 5 mb, but files like 520 mb just keep loading forever and never start in my mozilla download window. If I try saving the link as it works but saves as like 536 bytes.

Ive tried shutting my firewall off, virus protection, but nothing has worked. I'd really rather not reformat AGAIN lol.

Thanks for the help.

A:I cannot download large files

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I recently experienced some problems with my computer and when I set up a Nova Backup to my external drive I noticed some files on my C drive that I hadn't seen before. Since they had a date and time stamp exactly at the time my problem occurred (9/8 11:55am), I was worried about them. They have now changed to 9/17 and I have seen some reference to them when I googled them, so I guess they're legit but I'm still not clear what they are about. Seems odd I never noticed them before when I set up a backup.

The files are:
hiberfil.sys 6.6GB
pagefil.sys 1.3GB
swapfil.sys 2.6MB

Could you please explain these and when they change and what they are used for?

Thank you!

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I want to transfer some big files from my laptop to my desktop pc (both win xp), i have set up a direct link with a parallel cable setting the laptop as the host. However, when i log on to the laptop i cannot seem to find the shared c drive in network places. I am pretty sure that all my workgroup settings are correct and both user accounts have administrative privilages. I remember getting a message at one point when i asked to find other workgroup computers saying that the mshome is not available and that the user may not have access to it but i am sure that i have given each user account full access. Any ideas?

A:need to transfer large files

You can try mapping the drive instead of sharing. Browse to the other computer via Network PLaces. Right click HD on other computer and select map network drive. It will ask for a drive letter, select whatever you want. Once mapped, I believe the drive will appear in My computer.

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I am useing windows xp pro and I would like to do some work from home and I would like to know how much ram would I need to run a spreadsheet in excell with 40,000 lines.I have 512
phisycal plus my video card has 128mb of ram and I noticed that at times my computer uses part of the hard drive at times in swap files.the question is Do I need more ram?

A:How much ram do I need for large files in excel

You shouldn't need more RAM particularly as you can set aside more disc space for the computer to work with. If you find it really slow upadting the data in your Workbook then it would suggest that you could do with some more.
I only have the same RAM as you and I have had 2 or 3 Eight Meg Excel workbooks open at the same time as well as working on this forum.

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I am using XP Pro - I need to copy a large file from one removable hard drive to another. About 37GB. Windows keeps running a copy for a while then locks up and kicks me out - usually with very little data copied.

Is there a work around or program that can do this?

A:Copying Large Files

strange - it should work,

do you have a power setting if idel turn off hardrives etc

I copyed 200GB of data from one removable to another over the weekend - so it should work

you could try copying to the PC and then from PC to drive

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Is there any way to copy a large file of 8 GB and above from one directory to another in an NTFS system?

A:Copying Large Files

Yes why not... what's the problem?
you are talking about copy ....not about move?

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Installed Vista HP

All fine save one (big problem)

In short I cant copy my music and pic dvd. Have a lot of files (almost 4gb). It gets to about 60% and stops copying as per the screenshot. Sometimes it tells me I have not enough memory to complete the opration (not the case as my hard drives are 160gb with plenty of space)

I have tried copying it to my Master hard drive, slave hard drive and External USB drive, all with the same result.

I think its the number of files (20,000+) as I can copy say a game dvd to my hard drive without issue (4.5gb but like 5 files)

Desperate for a solution or a workaround

This is error message I get (copying 4gb to a drive with 122gb free)

My specs are Vista Home Premium 32bit, 2gb Ram, 3.4ghz Pentium, 2x160gb Internal Samsung hard drives, Sony G120 DVD Rewriter.



A:Copying Large no files from DVD

I also have this problem. Did you ever find a solution?

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I've recently become accustomed to checking my temp folder daily. I noticed there were a few large files in there usually prefixed with BIT. I deleted them, only to notice they kept showing up again. Currently found files:


They are usually around 35mb in size. Googling didn't really help... most I could find was some problem with Windows Server 8 or something... and otherwise it was mentioning a problem with broken windows updates. Problem is, I don't have automatic updates enabled, in fact, I have the whole service disabled. The main reason this is a problem for me is because the files are fairly large, and if these are getting downloaded constantly, they could be slowing down my already slow internet. I've already ran a spyware check with Superantispyware, and a virus scan with NOD32... and both showed no infections of any kind.

My current set-up is Windows XP, SP2.

On a somewhat unrelated note, I noticed occasionally a wl-setup.exe or some such will appear in temp as well, also around 35mb in size... The only thing I use that runs on live is MSNmessenger. I can't seem to force any of these files to download by using any sort of application... so any ideas?

A:Large bit*.tmp files in %temp%

I would post in the malware forum. According to this link, BIT1.tmp (also seen with the alias BIT11.tmp) is a malware dropper.

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Hi, my external hdd made some clicking sounds so I am backing everythingh up and am going to send it back to freecom now.
I am trying to back up .iso files of around 4.6gb in size.

The problem is that when i try to paste them onto another external hdd an error comes up that says "Cannot copy [filename]: There is not enough free disk space" It also says I should run a disk clean up. There is plenty of disk space (440GB+) so I don't think that is the problem. I can copy these large iso files onto my internal sata hdd though, only to find that I cannot paste them back onto the failing external or another 440gb external hdd i am using as storge because of the same problem.
I have little space left on the internal, and a lot that needs to be used to back up these isos stuck on the external frecom hdd.
All the hdds are in NTFS apart from the 440GB one, but the other day I could copy some .isos of the same size onto it from the sata internal one which was good.
The iso files run fine in xp, the external hdd that made the clicking noises is fragmented, but I don't think this would be the reason why it cannot copy files to another external hdd.

,any help greatly appreciated, jake

A:large 4.7gb files won't budge

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Suppose I start downloading a video file of 4 mb and when the file has just downloaded to 1mb or less...then is there a way to play that partially downloaded file?

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I need to send a series of long family videos in .avi format taken over the holiday break so far totalling about 20GB as soon as possible to some friends in Australia. As this could well become a regular thing putting them all onto DVD and posting them is the obvious answer, but wondering in the meantime if there's a quicker way as uploading to Cloud systems or compressing them as we probably all know takes hours.

Any other options possible even if it means buying something in non .avi format....?

Thanks in advance

A:Any other ways to send large .avi files ?

You could zip the file and put a password on the .ZIP.

Upload to a torrent website and send the link to your family.

Torrents are perfectly legal when used the right way.

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I have ran a search for temporary files on my local hard disk (i.e.)
Start-Search-Files and Folders-*tmp*
and have found five files named :

These files total nearly seven gigabytes in size.

What exactly are these files?
Can I just delete them without any harm to my PC?
System Information:
Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 2
Computer Information:
AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3400+
1.8GHz,960MB of RAM



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I am copying (not moving) 45,000 very large RAW image files from one HD to another on the same computer using the standard Windows copy routine. It is set to take a considerable time. It occurs to me that there might be faster ways. Any ideas please?

A:Transfer large number of files

You could try something like robo-copy which may be a little faster. What throughput are you getting between the drives?

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I am looking for a program that is good enough to compress relatively large files.I would like to find out if there is a program that is capable of shrinking a file twice or thrice as much as normal compressor zip can do.Just because I do have a 1.4 gig file that I need to fit into 1 gig usb flash drive.Hope you'll help ,thank you.

A:Good Compressor For Large Files

I'm moving you to our Other Applications forum

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Here is the situation.
We work a lot with IP Cameras (or sometimes called network cameras). Most of these IP cams have the capability to send jpg images to an ftp server when motion is detected.
The jpg image is about 40 to 50k in size and are stored in a folder named for the current date, so each day a new folder is created at midnight and all of the images for that 24 hour period are stored there.
Anyway, what is happening is that when these cameras ftp this information to an xp machine on the local 100mb network, some folders end up with A LOT of jpg images in them. In one day, one camera can store over 100,000 images in a folder. Opening these folders takes a long time...sometimes up to 5 minutes just to see the contents.
I have tried both using and not using File Indexing, but it seems to be the same speed either way.
From what I understand, the main resource File Indexing uses is memory. The systems these images are being saved to are WinXP Pro machines running at 1GHZ minimum to 4GHZ maximum and memory ranges from 512MB to 2GB.
I watch the task manager while loading these directorys and CPU is never over 4% so I assume the CPU has little to do with whatever is causing the system to take so long reading the files.

Anyone have any ideas as to how I can speed up the process of viewing these folders with so many images in them?

A:XP is too slow with large number of files.

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Every couple of weeks I get a strange large file with a title that doesn't make any sense. What is this file and is it necessary to keep them?

A:Large strange files 35MB's ??

You haven't given us anything to go on here. We need an example (including the extension).

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Are there any program for Windows Xp which can undelete large video files like avi around 700 megs to 1.4 megs ?

Once they are deleted they are not put into recycle bin but deleted.

I think the undelete program only able to undelete smaller sized files deleted from recycle bin and not large ones like video files ?

Cause I tried to recover and it only was able to search the ones that are deleted from recycle
bin (smaller sized files).

If there is such a program which program can I use which is Freeware that recovers larged sized files which are deleted ?


A:Undeleting large video files

You could try ntfsundelete.

NTFS Undelete &mdash; free, easy to use undelete software

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I have Nero Express that came with AOpen CD writer, I have installed. It works fine. But, if I try to write a large file (back-up "C" drive) it tells me to use a larger medium. I thought it should write to multiple disk as necessary. I cannot find if Nero can be configured to do this. I have tried CD-R and
CD-RW disk.
I am using Windows 98.
Thanks for any help. RDW.

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I tried to email a friend a music file running a little over 50 MB.
I got back a message that it was too large. I don't know if it was
too large for my ISP or my friend's ISP or what, but I'm wondering
what other ways there may be to transmit this 50+ MB file. Anybody?!

A:Solved: Sending large files

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