Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Networking | DNS
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-14-2006, 03:32 PM   #1
dpr
Beta Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1
Default transferring files from PC to Powerbook? HELP!

Hi everyone,

I have a Powerbook G4 and an IBM PC Pentium 4. I want to transfer a file from my PC, but it is over 4 GB and I don't have an external hard drive that my Mac can read. I have been told that I can set up my Network Preferences on both machines and transfer the file by connecting a firewire or ethernet cable between both computers.

I followed the instructions at this website:

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.p...31112091634533

... but I have not been able to make it work. I start up, WS-FTP Pro on my PC, type in "10.0.0.1/", followed by the username for my Mac, but it always says "Connect Failure."

Any idea what I'm doing wrong here?
__________________

dpr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2006, 08:00 AM   #2
In Runtime
 
j.venning's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 220
Send a message via ICQ to j.venning Send a message via MSN to j.venning
Default Re: transferring files from PC to Powerbook? HELP!

You can download Win RAR on your Windows computer and divide the 4GB file into smaller 700MB files which you can then put on a cd, put it in you Mac OSX and then put the files back together with WinRAR for Mac OSX.
__________________
Brand new setup!

Intel Core 2 Quad Extreme Edition QX6800 (2.93GHz)
Intel Extreme D975XBX2KR Motherboard
BFG GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB GDDR3
Corsair 2GB DDR2 XMS2 Dominator RAM
Thermaltake VE2000SWA Armour LCS Super Tower
Western Digital Raptor X 150GB X2
j.venning is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0