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Windows 7: Need file sharing software (not uTorrent type)

30 Apr 2014   #1
donnyb

Win 7 x64
 
 
Need file sharing software (not uTorrent type)

Is there some freeware that will allow my friends to upload and download files, to and from, my computer? I am looking for a server type I install and my friends only need a browser to access my files.


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30 Apr 2014   #2
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Why not use a cloud service like onedrive or google drive?

Server editions of windows:

Microsoft Windows Home Server 2011 64-bit - OEM - Newegg.com
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01 May 2014   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quick and simple answer could be to use HFS server (HFS ~ HTTP File Server), it does all you want by installing a light web server running a simple web app that allows sharing your files and uploading others from clients. I've only superficially tried it, some time ago, but it seems like a good thing to try at least. To use over internet you will most likely need to port forward port 80 and to suscribe to some dynamic DNS service.

Of course, don't forgot about other possibilities like FTP, BitTorrent or VPNs.
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