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Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

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I know this sounds simple but I have tried pkzip and xcopy to no avail. All I want to do is take a file that I have downloaded to my NT 4.0 workstation (4 meg in size) and put it on floppys and take it to my win95 system and load it.

Any suggestions ???

RE: Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

Are you using the DOS version of PKWARE? If so, it does not work under Windows NT 4.0. If you can get on the net from your NT box, why not download Winzip 7.0. They have an evaluation download you can get that allows you to zip to multiple floppy diskettes. The compressed self-extracting file is only 912k (can fit on one 1.44 floppy diskette if you don't have Internet access .. maybe a friend can download for you)

http://www.winzip.com/

RE: Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

Hi,
That is a good solution. You could also get the following s/w's from the net one is Split which split's up huge programs into small peices and copy them into floppies and on the destination run split again and combine them. This is neat utility which i often use. Should be available from www.download.com and www.filepile.com. There are other utilities of similar nature which does the same job for u. U might have to search for them at these sites.
Natraj

RE: Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

In order to use PKWARE's PKZIP from the command line under NT4 (with the span option), use the following command line;

PKZIP "-&w" a:\zipfile file(s)

Keep the speech marks around the -&w and whenever you are prompted for a new floppy disk, remove all floppies from the drive, press any key (to force an error) then insert the next disk and press R to retry. This does actually work... honest!

RE: Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

As far as I know...Pkzip DOS DOES work on NT, but may not save long file names. Type Pkzip with no parameters for instructions.

You may also download Winzip and Pkzipwin...shareware for free. Try www.tucows.com

RE: Need to copy 4meg file (via 1.4 floppy drive) to WIN95 via 1.4 floppy

Just an addition to the WinZip reply.
If you use WinZip to span disks, create a new zip file on the first disk, not on the hard drive, and then add the files to it, WinZip will then ask you to insert disks as necessary.

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