Sending a file over 100MB to a freind

  ThePharcyde007 16:14 16 Jan 04


I would like to send a video file to a freind over the internet, but dont know how to transfer it to his computer. My basic knowledge would be communicating though both IP adress.

any ideas?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 16:17 16 Jan 04

You would be better burning it on a disk and sending it snail mail. 100Mb will cause most computers to die unless they both have BB or the ISP will not allow it.


  Chegs ® 16:20 16 Jan 04

Most ISP emails are limited in filesize,so emailing it isn't a viable option.Use of MSN Messenger on both machines would allow it to be sent(if your on dialup,it will take ages,if on BB,then cutoff times wont affect you)There will be other methods,probably better,so hopefully someone with greater knowledge of Networking two pc's over the internet could post.

  JerryJay 16:27 16 Jan 04

I normally use MSN Messager, but sometime you cannot do it if your pc or your friend PC is behind a firewall.

  ThePharcyde007 16:34 16 Jan 04

My pc is running a 1MB Broadband connection on telewest, and his is on NTL not sure the speed as he is a novice! what sort of connection speed should I expect to receive say 1mb on both pcs? I also have a 700Mb holiday video too. I know the easy way is to write to cd, but isit this what broadband is for!!

Thank you for your help some good suggestions

  Sheila-214876 16:58 16 Jan 04

I don't think I would be happy with a 100mb download, even though I am on Broadband at 600. I would be prepared to wait a couple of days for it to be delivered by snail mail

  Forum Editor 17:10 16 Jan 04
  ThePharcyde007 17:13 16 Jan 04

Excellant, thank you all :-)

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