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Does anyone know of some good free programs that can transfer files between 2 PC's that are not networked?

Its a fairly large file (113.8GB) and won't fit on a DVD, so I'm kinda stuck as to how to go about moving it...

+REP for help,
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Temporarily connect the 2 pc's with an ethernet cable,go into network and sharing,enable password protected sharing ,do it on both pc's.then copy and paste.If you have any trouble you can pm me.
    
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post #3 of 14
there is a great free program called gigatribe but for that both they both need to be connected to the internet (they don't have to be networked together [hence that's what internet is, a huge network])

i don't really see how you can do a software transfer without the PC's being networked. unless you have a large external HDD

you can use a crossover cable and directly connect the two pc together
or
connect two to a switch, hub, or router and network
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pcanywere or ftps
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You can use 2 seperate AIM accounts but it's very slow.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CapDubOh View Post
You can use 2 seperate AIM accounts but it's very slow.
lol, im sorry for a second there I almost thought about giving XFire a try, but... 100gb+ file would take a month 24/7 lol, so I lul'd. Anyway, they arent near each other so it has to be some form of software, no patch cables sadly

Ill give some suggestions a shot +rep guys
    
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post #7 of 14
Have you considered Arconis True Image or Norton's Ghost. Both good but not free.

EDIT: Have you considered "borrowing" the hdd from the first machine and temporarily installing it to the destination machine for transfer?
Edited by tr8rjohnk - 7/2/08 at 9:19am
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post #8 of 14
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I used acronis to make that monstrosity lol
And sorry if I wasnt clear guys, NO PHYSICAL MEANS OF TRANSFER, has to be software cus 1 PC is here and the other is in Texas lol.

And Acronis can send images you make with it? O_o

(forgot to mention): Were using Gigatribe, it's a little slow, but way faster then MSN or X-Fire, so it's all good I guess.
    
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post #9 of 14
It's a drive image?
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post #10 of 14
Geez, I'd suggest making a torrent of it, and doing it that way. Upload to a private tracker with a user/pass on it. Downloading 113GB is going to take a long time and your probably going to have to pause it sometime.
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