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Windows 7: File Share SW ?

20 Mar 2009   #1

windows 7 7057
File Share SW ?

I have read a few threads on file sharing software and was looking for some guidance, First off I'm on Windows 7 build 7057 32bit
It is working good for me, i have set up homegroup within my at home network with another windows 7 user in the house and it works well.

I was wondering what software you would recommend for example if i wanted to share files with someone else but they are not in my network with up to a max file size of 2 gigs, other then me uploading them to rapidshare is there a cleaner way to do this that doesn't complicate it

Thanks for any constructive advise I've read many threads on it and I'm not sure what is accurate


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21 Mar 2009   #2

Win7, Ubuntu 8.04, Mandriva Powerpack 09

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26 Mar 2009   #3

windows 7 7057

Anyone else there must be a few other ways to upload files to share
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27 Mar 2009   #4

Win 7

Well you can use a VPN or run a ftp server or a web server like WWW File Share Pro - An Internet Browser is Enough

Or if you have a live ID (and who doesn't) you could upload to your live space etc. Except the file size is not that big.
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27 Mar 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

I have started using the Windows Live Sky drive to share with my Family in the UK, it makes sharing very simple and you can drag and drop files programs or whatever straight onto the browser and best of all it's private and you select who can access it.
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27 Mar 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

yeah, use SkyDrive

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27 Mar 2009   #7

XP/win7 x86 build 7127

dont think skydrive will accept a 2gb file will it? I think its limited to 90mb i wanna say
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27 Mar 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Hmm, maybe not. I know you get 25gb of storage but for a single file, yeah, probably not up to 2gb. You'd probably have to pay for something to handle that size.
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