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post #1 of 12
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Topic says it. I would like to transfer a large file about 800 megs to my lil brother across town over the net. Does someone know of a good program that will allow this to happen and easily? I tried OnShare, but that sucked really bad couldn't connect to each other. I guess I haven't looked much further than that. Oh and we are on hamachi, but that takes FOREVER!! Just wanted to know if there's a fast reliable program that will allow us to transfer some files Thanks guys
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Cerberus FTP server + Smart FTP client. All freeware. If you have a router just make sure you have port 21 and something in the PASV range forwareded to the computer running the server.

If you need any help setting up just let me know
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Rar it and put it into piece. Say, 100 megs x 8 pieces. He'll need all pieces at the end to unrar for the whole piece.
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post #4 of 12
We need a program like hamachi but for xfering larger files. hamachi sucks at xfering files, only for gaming and onshare was just stupid.
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post #5 of 12
ICQ? It works fairly well for transferring files, don't know about file size limits though.
post #6 of 12
there was a post not tooo long ago, this week i believe, there's a program called giga ____ i forgot the name. im looking for it right now. its free. but i can't find the post

i found it. but the thread got shut down.

here it is.

http://www.gigatribe.com/tour/accueil.php

i found it
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post #7 of 12
okay ill try the giga thing. thanks man
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post #8 of 12
I suggest using a rar archiver and set compression to maximum. This will help! I suggest winrar also its a nice program that works excellently, just remember to set compression to its highest level.
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post #9 of 12
This was a couple of years ago, but in our college dorms we always used a program called waste. It was pretty cool because you could connect to other rooms, kind of like dc++ hubs, and find files very quickly, depending on your internet connection of course.

Otherwise, I just used aol instant messenger to send files, didn't matter the size.
post #10 of 12
yep, ftp server would do the trick.
    
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