Some FAQs about PCs you wish you knew before you bought it!

Friday, January 18, 2008

Q: How do I split a large file so I can burn each piece to a media (CD or DVD), and reassemble them later?
PKZIP/WinZIP/WinRAR/7-Zip and any of those archiving programs should be able to generate "spanning" files of appropriate sizes.

If you don't want to use compression, use HJSplit at (

Q: Can static electricity cause damage to CD-Rs or DVD-Rs and variants? What about CD-ROMs and DVDs?
CDs and DVDs rely on chemical process (laser burning for recordable media, and phase change for rewritable media) to record the information. Thus, static electricity cannot affect them.