Advice 1: How to send a folder with files

A large number of files – documents, photos, audio files are hard to transmit one or social networks, either in ICQ or through email. The folder has no extension and is not a file, so it is very impossible to pass. But with the help of specialized software, you can convert the folder contents to a file.
How to send a folder with files
You will need
  • program WinRAR.
Instruction
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This can make the WinRAR archiver. With this program you can archive multiple files or a folder with a large amount of material, for example, a collection of 200 songs in one big file. Download and install WinRAR from the official Russian website:http://www.win-rar.EN/download/winrar/since WinRAR is shareware, most of the functions will work even after the trial period. Installing the program, restart the computer.
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Select the folderyou want to upload or download in the file exchange, click the right mouse button. In the context menu select "add to archive..." (Add to archive...).
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On the home tab (General) enter the name of the archive and specify the desired settings files. Then click OK at the bottom of the window. You will see another small window with the display of the backup process. Once the strip compilation reaches 100%, the archive will be created in the same directory where the original folder with files.
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Now the file should be transferred to another user. As for folders with large number of files are usually bulky and occupy more than 20 MB, they are difficult or even impossible to convey via messenger. In this case, use one of two methods: transfer files via email and file sharing networks.When sending files by e-mail, enter your account email and select "Add file" or "Attach". In the new page dialog will appear for selecting the file and clicking the button "Add" - Windows Explorer in which you want to find the selected file. Once the files are downloaded, you can send a letter. The file will be placed in the message attachment.
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Use file-sharing networks, if the file takes more than 100 MB of disk space or you want to send to multiple people. Downloading the files 1 time on the file exchanger, download it via this unique link can be an unlimited number of times. To make download any users (optionally, you can supply a password to open the archive). Use free file sharing networks:http://narod.yandex.ru/http://letitbit.net/http://ifolder.ru/http://depositfiles.EN/After downloading the file from your computer, you will receive a unique link to the file, which is also the address to download it.
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To open the archive and decompress files on the computer of the person will be transferred to the archive folder, the user will also need installed on his PC the program WinRAR or 7Zip.

Advice 2: How to upload a folder with files

Transfer files over the Internet to friends or colleagues is often problematic: you need to upload multiple documents, with a dozen photos and sometimes even a song or video. Upload each file to the file sharing services individually – quite a task. To help solve the problem of archiving.
How to upload a folder with files
Instruction
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Archiving is to create archive file with a special software – archiver. The archive is a file-foldercontaining the "Packed" files. Unlike folders, it is a file-wrapper and can even be a performing program (COM, EXE). Therefore, the archive, unlike folders, you can pass. And how many files it contains – is not important.
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The most common archive formats – RAR, ZIP, 7Z. For users they do not differ practically nothing. To create an archive and extract the files from it may be popular archiver WinRAR. WinRAR is a shareware program, so all its functionality is available by purchasing the full version.
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Download WinRAR at: http://www.rarlab.com/. After installing the program restart your computer.
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After Windows boot, select the folder with filesyou want to upload to file sharing or email, and click on the folder, right-click. In the context menu select "Add to archive" (or "Add to archive" in the English version of the program WinRAR).
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On the screen a window will appear with the WinRAR setup the name and parameters of the archive. Configure the archive on your own or leave all by default, and then click “OK”. After a few seconds or minutes, depending on the amount of folders and number of files in the source directory will create archives in RAR or ZIP format, with the same name as the folder you archived. It is a single file that you can upload almost any file sharing, file hosting or attach it to an e-mail message.

Advice 3: How to compress a folder with photos

Some files should be stored in the archives. This allows to save some space on your hard drive or record more data when using DVD media. Sometimes archiving is used to set passwords, preventing unwanted access to data.
How to compress a folder with photos
You will need
  • - 7z;
  • - WinRar.
Instruction
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You need to download the program 7z or some other archiver. Can use WinRar or WinZip. Install the selected utility and reboot the computer. Copy all needed photos to a separate folder. To do this, use the standard Windows Explorer or file Manager, e.g. Total Commander. Just right click on the created folder and hover over the paragraph 7z. In the ensuing menu, select the option "add to archive".
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Enter the name of the future of the archive. Set the archive format. In the "compression Level" to select "Ultra". This will allow to reduce the size of the files. If you want to record a large amount of data on several CD media, then click the "Split to volumes" and select 650M – CD. You can also specify the size of the archive element if you need to set limits. Usually this method is used before loading files on file sharing resources with the restriction on the size of one file.
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Locate the menu for "Encryption" and enter twice the same password. This will prevent unwanted access to your photos. The encryption method can select any. Do not use simple passwords, if you really want to protect the information in the archive. After preparing the backup settings, click "Start" and wait for the utility.
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If you smash the files into blocks, for reading data, you need all the elements. Ie for successful unpacking the archive you must have all of its component parts. In this case it is better not to store backups on multiple media, and as soon as possible and to rewrite on a hard disk.
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