2
votes
4answers
144 views

Sending very big files to someone? [closed]

I want to sent 4GB+ files to someone, preferably directly. We are currently trying skype but this seems to not reach our maximum potential up/down speed by a long shot and is stuck at 172MB after 30 ...
-3
votes
2answers
91 views

Client-server software for file system read/write over internet? [closed]

Example: I have an actively used Windows computer connected to the internet and I would like to allow another computer to log in to the file system stored on it, with the ability to download or ...
13
votes
6answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
840 views

Move files between two windows file shares on the same server

Using Windows 7 I have a server with shared folders set up. If I open one of them and take a file and move it to a subfolder it's instant - the file is obviously only being moved on the server. The ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Methods of moving all of my local files into cloud storage [closed]

I have a large amount of data that I would like to move into cloud storage. Some of the files (~30 GB) are archived, but uncompressed, files (text, documents, images, videos, and other media). Other ...
1
vote
1answer
477 views

afp/smb transfers caps at 2 megabytes/sec, wireless N

I wanted to transfer files between two mac computers. The network is wireless-N and both computers have wireless-N modules in them. The problem is that when I transfer files between them, via file ...
0
votes
1answer
976 views

Fastest way to share files between two Windows PC (through WAN)

What I used back then is Cygwin with SSH installed. And then I connected with FileZilla or WinSCP. However, this could not copy some of the files, and it is a bit of a hassle to set it up. (And ...
6
votes
2answers
6k views

Kindle: File transfer over WiFi?

I can connect my Kindle via USB and transfer files between my computer and my Kindle. How can I do the same using WiFi? For example, from my computer is there a way to browse what's on my kindle ...
1
vote
0answers
150 views

N300 Capable wifi, with approriate router, why am I only getting 150kb/s on local transfers?

I have recently purchased the new Linksys E4200 which quotes Simultaneous Dual Band full N300 speeds. It should be amazing. Through wired connections, it is amazingly fast. I didn't shell out 300 ...
3
votes
3answers
713 views

Crossover between Laptop and Desktop

I bought a new laptop and I want to copy some files from the old desktop's HDD, so I bought a crossover cable to connect the two Ethernet ports directly without any hub. I assigned the IP 192.168.1.1 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
239 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
122 views

How to establish a file server?

I want to build a file server to share huge file in a company intranet using windows XP. I want to the client side can download and pause and continue downloading. And the client side can use most of ...
4
votes
4answers
210 views

What are the my options for apps to share local files over the internet

It's about +200GB so don't recommend Dropbox, SkyDrive or something similar. The computer hosting the files is behind a NAT'ed home router. The files are currently shared with ftp but I want to know ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Distributing large files over the web [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free way to share large files over the Internet? Hello world, I have to distribute largeish files (5 - 30MB) to different contractors quite frequently. A lot of these ...
8
votes
4answers
23k views

AFP, SMB, NFS which is the best data transfer protocol?

I have a computer with large hard disks running Gentoo. I have to serve med/big files via a wired network to Apple devices (all of them running OS X). Which protocol is the best for the following ...
1
vote
4answers
243 views

Home file server?

I would like to set up a file server on my home network without buying an entire computer just for file storage. The idea is that anyone in my family would be able to drop photos, music, etc onto this ...
17
votes
17answers
27k views

Easiest way to send 20GB folder

What's the easiest way to give someone a 20GB folder? I've thought about starting a bittorrent, but it seems like there must be a simpler way. It's too big to email or upload to any free filesharing ...