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Windows 7: can someone safely split files.

21 Jan 2013   #1

windows 8 beta, 64 bit
can someone safely split files.

I plan to reinstall windows 7 over windows 8 preview. I do have the iso files (not the cd's) and was wondering if I could safely split the nearly 4 gig file.

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21 Jan 2013   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by longhair1953 View Post
I plan to reinstall windows 7 over windows 8 preview. I do have the iso files (not the cd's) and was wondering if I could safely split the nearly 4 gig file.
Here's a short list;
(Caveat, I would not recommend splitting Windows 7 .iso file onto multiple CD's)
1. Rar - WinRAR archiver, a powerful tool to process RAR and ZIP files
2. HJSplit - HJSplit: free file splitting software for Windows, Linux and other platforms
3. GSplit - GSplit - File Splitter - Split Any File - Split Text and Log Files
4. File Splitter - Free File Splitter

Why do you want to split the file? DVD's will hold over 4 gigs of data. See chart below;

can someone safely split files.-dvd-capacity.jpg


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21 Jan 2013   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I would use one (1) DVD. Windows 7 comes on one (1) DVD from Microsoft.
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21 Jan 2013   #4

windows 8 beta, 64 bit

Thanks... Actually I was being cheap and trying to find a 4 gig disk here in my little town is rather hard... I have allot of 700mb disks.. Again thanks
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