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Old Jan 24, 2002, 01:37 PM
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when i download a compressed file it starts out at like 5 megs but when i uncompress it it is like 300 megs can someone tell me how they get it that small?

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Old Jan 24, 2002, 10:05 PM
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The file probably contained a lot of repeating data... What was the file??
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Old Jan 25, 2002, 12:10 AM
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it was games and cd images and single files
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Old Jan 25, 2002, 01:16 AM
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Yeah they compresszed a lot of text data.
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Old Jan 25, 2002, 09:22 AM
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no it was a full working game madden 2002 i even got a movie like that
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Old Jan 25, 2002, 06:22 PM
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I would have to be a little suspicious of a file expanding that much... 5-300 smells fishy, I think it might be a dud!
 

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