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Sharing large files with a computer half way across the planet.

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  1. TheUntitled

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    Greetings.

    I have a feeling my question is a ridiculous one, but but I'm desperate so what the heck. :eek:

    Is there a way to remotely install or copy software from my computer to a friend's computer? I have a 3Gig .iso that he needs, and I'd rather not post it to him on a disc, as that takes a while. Is it possible to give him direct access to my hard drive, or "sync" his computer with mine then copy the file over? We both use XP Pro.
     
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    Considering the spirit of the rules against P2P and file sharing, I don't think we could help you with this question.
     
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    whats the 3Gig file iso file
     
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    I apologize, I am aware of the rule, I didn't realize this fell under the p2p category.

    It's his Prince of Persia game - he accidently left the disc at my place, so I ripped it to .iso for him.

    I just saw the rule against Circumventing Copy Protection, so you can go ahead and close this.
     
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    it doesnt fall under the P2P and we can offer advice on copying files which are to big for the email systems
    However, hence my question on the file, as i suspected it was going to be subject to our copyright rules and we therefor cannot help

    I will close the post for the copyright reason NOT the P2P
     
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    This does not fall under the P2P rules , and we could have helped, if a Non-Copyright material

    often powerpoint presentations can exceed the limits of some email servers (10MB) Gmail increased to (25MB)
     
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