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What is the most reliable way to send a big file between two Windows computers via network? [duplicate]

The file is around 170GB. I wouldn't upload it on the FTP, and download it. It is not reliable, sometime, connections drop, and it will have big trouble. So, is there any better way to do so? Anyone ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to link to a file inside of a magnet link?

I would like to provide magnet links in my service, for large downloadable files. However, I would like to be able to tell the Torrent-download client only to grab a specific file within the ...
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1answer
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My mldonkey doesn't work due to “Too many open files”

On my NAS (an incredibly basic and reliable DNS-323), I use mldonkey to download files ... It worked quite well during the last 3 years, but it seems now mldonkey doesn't work. Indeed, each time I ...
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Should file names contain multiple periods?

I often name files using a convention such that I incorporate a version number at the end, similar to "Some Deliverable - v0.1.docx". Sometimes when colleagues make changes and send back revised ...
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2answers
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how do we share files from Mac to Windows?

Is there anyway we can read the files in a Mac laptop using a Windows laptop? Like I have a movies folder in Mac and I want to view those movies in my Windows laptop (without having to transfer those ...
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2answers
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How can I share files from Windows to Mac OS X?

I've got a Windows laptop and another Mac laptop. I'm wondering how should I go about setting up my Mac to be able to read files from my Windows laptop? Let's say I have a file C:\test.txt and I want ...
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1answer
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Windows XP File Sharing force asking for creditials

I want to know how to setup my share so it will always ask for credentials. So I don't have to map a drive on every computer I go to and then delete it so the user doesn't have access to my share ...
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1answer
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Vista Passwordless Printer Sharing

Is it possible to share files over lan with password protection turned on for file sharing but at the same time have the printer not prompt for password? The OS is Vista.
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1answer
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Advanced Problems with file/folder permisions on Windows 7 - ownership?

Well in short i messed up with some folder's right click>Proprieties>Security Tab. Those folders are in an external HDD. The outcome of such a thing like (like messing with stuff you don't fully ...
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2answers
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File and Printer Sharing, in 10.0.0.x

I have a strange problem: When I assign addresses of the form 10.0.0.x to my computers, file sharing (smb) does not work. When I assign them addresse of the form 192.168.1.x it works... OS is XP ...
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How to copy files to an untrusted computer?

I want to copy files securely from one computer to another, the other computer however isn't trusted and I don't have direct access to it other then giving the owner of the computer instructions. In ...