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    Transfer large file

    I would like to transfer a 900MB wav. file to my friend. We both use Comcast Cable Internet service. How to transfer this file by the internet? How long will it take to transfer this large file?

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    Re: Transfer large file

    Hi, Dennis ~

    If you both have Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger, the easiest way would be to simply 'Send File or Photo' and would take as long as the slowest upload and bottleneck in your connections.

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    Re: Transfer large file

    Hi Dennis

    If you have problems with the transfer, you could consider using a file splitter (many free programs available on the 'net) to break up the file into smaller chunks then reassemble it at the other end. Or, using the file splitter, you could write the split files to 2 CD's then copy them off and reassemble them.

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    Re: Transfer large file

    Another alternative would be an FTP client like CUTE FTP. This is shareware, but there are many different clients out there and several are free. Do a Google search if you are interested in this method. You are bound to find an FTP client to suit your needs.
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    Re: Transfer large file

    Doc Watson has already beaten me to it, but I was going to ask if Comcast gives its subscribers any free web space? I do the FTP thing that Doc mentioned a lot - put a file (or files) on my web site for others to download. I've used Cute FTP Pro ever since it came out but I'm sure the freebies would work just as well for you. I also have an ASP script that MarkJ helped me with about a year ago. If you put it in the web site directory where your visitors will go, it will list all the available files for viewing or download. Here's an example, in case you want to take a look. If you decide to go this way, post back and I'll put the code here for you to copy. ( and another)

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    Re: Transfer large file

    Comcast not only provides a webpage, but a photo site and a "Files storage" that has a FTP support. DCheck out the left side menu after logging.

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