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Via a router? I want to send my friend starcraft 2(I gave him a guest pass and his internet is slow) I tried to send it via the windows home networking sync thing but the limit is 2gb... Any help will be appreciated
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Physical media is 100x faster than sending over a network. If you don't have an external HDD or large flash drive, I think even using winrar to package whatever you're sending into multiple smaller files would be much faster.
    
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Connect both PC to the router make sure DHCP is enabled.

The IP address of the computer should be within each other range:

Your PC: 192.168.2.3
Friends PC: 192.168.2.2

Make sure you share the folder by right clicking it and setting the permission to "Everyone".
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Originally Posted by JTD92 View Post
Connect both PC to the router make sure DHCP is enabled.

The IP address of the computer should be within each other range:

Your PC: 192.168.2.3
Friends PC: 192.168.2.2

Make sure you share the folder by right clicking it and setting the permission to "Everyone".
this worked thanks

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Physical media is 100x faster than sending over a network. If you don't have an external HDD or large flash drive, I think even using winrar to package whatever you're sending into multiple smaller files would be much faster.
I don't have either, if I had a usb, I would know exactly what to do, rep to both for helping
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yeah either router or just use an ethernet crossover cable
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Use Sneakernet much faster than a residential Internet Connection.
    
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