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Old 07-08-2020, 08:31 AM   #1
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Free of charge file sharing site?


I've been looking for a file sharing site, free of charge, in Google. There are lots of pages listing file sharing sites, for instance, "Top ten file sharing sites". Unfortunately, when I enter one of these sites, something odd happens. It would be difficult to explain but the thing is that the site ends being useless. I once found one, mega dot nz. I registered and began using it. Afterwards, each time I used it there was no need to enter the user name and password. I just entered the site and I found myself logged in. Once, after a new install of the OS, I had to log in. But the site did not accept either the username or the password! So I had to register again, but I necessarily had to use a different email address (if I used the same one the site said that was already used). And I could then continue using the site.

Now I again changed OS. And guess what. Again the site rejected either username or password. So I'm looking for a new file sharing site (free of charge). But, I repeat, Google has not been of any help. So, if some of you could give me the URL of a decent free of charge file sharing site I would be very grateful.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 08:43 AM   #2
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I use BayFiles pretty often. It's from the same people behind TPB, free, has plenty of space, and you can sign up for an account or share without an account. It doesn't have the fancy frills. It just works as a nice and simple site.

One drawback is that it doesn't keep you logged in. You need to login every time you use the site (if you choose to have an account). Each account gets 100 GB of free space, which is really generous.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 08:44 AM   #3
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Technically, you can share files with Google drive. But, I am sure you know that already.

So, I think you should clarify a bit, who do you want to share files with? Co-workers / family / or you want a napster like file sharing?
 
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The is a forum dedicated to Beethoven and his music. I download a movie which has to do with music and which I liked a lot. Youtube didn't allowed me to upload it (copyright issues). So I want to post, in that forum, a link to the .avi file I have in my hard disk.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 09:06 AM   #5
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Technically, you can share files with Google drive. But, I am sure you know that already.

So, I think you should clarify a bit, who do you want to share files with? Co-workers / family / or you want a napster like file sharing?
Google Drive is not free of charge, AFAIK.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 09:16 AM   #6
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I use BayFiles pretty often. It's from the same people behind TPB,...
What a coincidence! The movie I want to upload is from TPB.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 09:32 AM   #7
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So long as your movie > 20 gb, you can upload it to BayFiles. I think they delete files after a while - but not if you have an account. So, register an account, upload the file, and the link should remain viable for the foreseeable future.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 09:47 AM   #8
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Thanks a lot, KGIII!
 
Old 07-08-2020, 10:41 AM   #9
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After the file was finally uploaded I got "Server responded with 0 code". What can that mean?
 
Old 07-08-2020, 10:46 AM   #10
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I have no idea - the file probably didn't get fully uploaded/there was an error along the way.

Let me test something real quick...

[redacted]

That was just uploaded right this minute. (Feel free to download/read it.)

So, yeah, it was probably just an error with the upload. Try again would be my suggestion. I've uploaded large files there before, and they take files up to 20 gb. Your AVI file is certainly smaller than that.

Did you upload the file itself - or try to upload the folder? It doesn't work with folders (I don't think). It only works with individual files.

Last edited by KGIII; 07-16-2020 at 09:17 PM.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 10:49 AM   #11
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Yes, there must have been a problem with the connection. In this place I sometimes get (NetworkManager) "No connection" and then it reconnects. Thanks.
 
Old 07-08-2020, 10:50 AM   #12
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After all this, I kinda want to watch the movie! You should PM me a link, when you do get it uploaded.
 
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By all means!
 
  


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