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    copy very large file

    right now i'm using win2k. in cycber cafe actually. i try to attach the file via hotmail but it exceed the limit. the file size is 16.6Mb. the file i want to copy was save in the hd.do u all have any method how i should save/copy or tranfer the file so i can acces it at my home. i really need the file. i try to compress it but still not working. still exceed hotmail limit. i try to rename the file to .txt file but still can't work.

    any suggestion is appreciated.
    thank you

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    Well hotmail isn't the way. 16 megs? I think hotmail's limit is a meg or less. A few different options for you, here are the good ones. (there are more but they're hassles, one of these should work)
    1. Split up the file and transfer it piece by piece
    2. Find an online backup service that will let you upload files
    3. Get an account at a web hosting place (angelfire will do), upload your file then on the default page they give you post a link to download the file.
    Hope that helps. GL.

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    Send yourself the URL to the file you want at work or home and download it there.
    I believe that one of the characteristics of the human race - possibly the one that is primarily responsible for its course of evolution - is that it has grown by creatively responding to failure.- Glen Seaborg

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    linuxelite can u tell/teach me how to split file. im very new to this so it quite hard for me to understand and apply wat i shoul do.
    and palemoon how should i send url. wat i know is, url is a web address. i don't have any homepage. well it quite good for me if i can do as u said. but hard to say i don't have any idea to do it. plz help..

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    Tips


    Hi buddy...

    Here are some tips which may do for you.

    Tip 1:

    You might be having Yahoo e-Mail account. Sign-up Yahoo! Briefcase. 30MB absolutely free.
    You can share files with your friends. Upload the file and give sharing permission to your friend. Make a folder public (everyone can access it) or keep it private and give access to selective persons.

    Tip 2:

    Here is an application thru which a file can be splitted to 1MB/512/... chunks.

    http://www.AntiOnline.com/sig.php?imageid=210

    UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity. Dennis Ritchie.

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    Yeah, briefcase is fine but they monitor the files uploaded so you might get home only to realize yahoo deleted your file. And as for splitting a file, google it, there are many programs to do this.

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    You can have some free web space in
    http://www.geocities.com
    http://www.tripod.com etc
    create some web space and the site will provide upload fetures. then download the file from where you want .
    or else you can use a file splitter pgm( I think winzip zips and splits the file provided the zip destination is a floppy) try it out

    hope this helps

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    Hi,
    U could try "chopper", for your large file size. The program can split the large file to fit to any size you want. It is free and is available at http://www.code-it.com. It is easy and very simple to use.
    regs
    ffive

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    You guys got it all wrong. I would just sign up for a free 25MB X-Drive online storage space. Save the file there, and head home to access it there. Just as easy as moving it to the hard drive only this storage area is on the net and accessible everywhere. I used to use it to copy Mp3s from napster and access them anywhere.... Heres the link. hope it helps http://www.xdrive.com/index.jsp

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    thank q everyone. at last i succeed. tell for ur help..

    adios

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