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Windows 7: small 15 MB email limit

11 Feb 2013   #1
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small 15 MB email limit

Windows live Mail on my virgin media account ??? has a 15 MB limit but need to send a 75.2 MB file mostly jpg ...... could send this sort of stuff on my old blackberry phone, why cant i send from desk top computer ? ........ tried joining dropbox not fully worked it out yet ....... just wanna send to a email address and that seems so far to be the paid option ?

any ideas cheers

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11 Feb 2013   #2

 

Check out Skydrive or Photobucket...
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12 Feb 2013   #3
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

the files jpg are zipped up to make smaller use photobucket for personal use, the files are to send to work, so don't want to go down that route, ill look at skydrive ......... but was hoping to find a more email service for large files, its funny email use to be free, and was on blackberry mobile for me, but on my iphone a no no ..... but didn't expect my pc to be no no too ?????
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14 Feb 2013   #4
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Looked at SkyDrive but need a service more like Meggaupload or rapidshare but without all the hassle would only need onetime downloads
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16 Feb 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Email isn't (and never was) designed for large file transfer. Every mail account is limited to around 10/15 MB total size, so no matter what service you're using the other person may not receive it, it simply not made for such big files.

A few options are
Use many emails, limiting each one to 8/10MB in size. It's boring to do but it can be done if the other mailbox isn't full.
Upload the files to some shared storage like DropBox, Mega or something like that and mail him a link to download the whole info. For large files this is the easier solution, even for one time transfers.
Give him somehow access to your computer and allow him to copy the files directly. This is the fastest method, but very difficult if you don't know how to do it.
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16 Feb 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Gmail limits to 25 MB, and even then upload speeds to gmail are pretty slow. You're better off uploading elsewhere.
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17 Feb 2013   #7
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I ended up using Mega to easily upload to cloud storage type program with 50GB of free space! lol but i used because of its ease of use to send a link to recipient who they can download or view in Mega
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17 Feb 2013   #8

W7 X-64 W8.1 X-64 Opensuse 13.1 W2003 Server
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Alejandro85 View Post
Email isn't (and never was) designed for large file transfer. Every mail account is limited to around 10/15 MB total size, so no matter what service you're using the other person may not receive it, it simply not made for such big files.

A few options are
Use many emails, limiting each one to 8/10MB in size. It's boring to do but it can be done if the other mailbox isn't full.
Upload the files to some shared storage like DropBox, Mega or something like that and mail him a link to download the whole info. For large files this is the easier solution, even for one time transfers.
Give him somehow access to your computer and allow him to copy the files directly. This is the fastest method, but very difficult if you don't know how to do it.

Hi there

Set up your own web server or computer access via Remote desktop connection -- OR

Old fashioned LOW Tech solution -- SNAIL MAIL.

Cheers
jimbo
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