Torrent thingies and Burning DVDs

Discussion in 'Hardware - PCs, Consoles, Gadgets' started by Tremaine, Jan 31, 2011.

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  1. Good afternoon to the site . Numbnuts here had a quick scan for an informative thread and gave up. So, expecting bollockings from the Mods and "must try harder" type stuff, can anyone give us the gen up on Torrents and burning big feck off files on to DVD? All perfectly legal and above board of course.

    Problem...big feck off file comes down, say 7 GB, and a DVD is about half that capacity. Doesn't fit. Won't go. FaIL. Please assist mong , as described. Lots of clever types and helpful accommodating folks on these boards, so thanks awfully for any advice.

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  2. It does fit, if you use a double-sided DVD, a tad more expensive but the answer to your problem. Anyway, why do you want to download it, just save it on a drive. If it is a film, then run DVD shrink which will reduce it significantly and anyone, even an officer can use it because it is so simple. Alternatively, again if it is a film, then avi shrink it.

    Curiously, what is it the encyclopedia Britannica ??
  3. Top man indeed ! thanks. 'twas a game, COD to be precise. Appreciate your trouble :)
  4. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    if your machine is fairly new then it might have an 8gb dvd write capability. alternatively you can keep the iso file on your drive and mount it with magic iso or similar. you can then load and run the game from the virtual drive. this also helps as it easier to check if the file is duff or not
  5. I tended to just use a file splitter and put them over a couple of discs, but then again im just lazy.