Problem using WinRAR when splitting 15GB video file

Microsoft Windows xp home edition
August 1, 2012 at 10:06:01
Specs: Windows XP, Intel dual Core/4g
I require to split a 15Gb video file into 4 parts, each part to fit onto a 4.7Gb DVD. Having split the 4 parts I then want to burn them individually to DVD's using Nero burning software.
I have successfully created a RAR file in WinRAR which is called Video Part 1, Video Part 2. Video Part 3 and Video Part 4 .
I do not know how to consruct a video file to burn an individual part. The original file is in mpeg format. If I copy say Part 4 to an individual folder and try 'Extract To' in WinRAR I get error messages.
If I open the folder with all 4parts and just select Part 4 it produces the whole of the original file.
Where am I going wrong? How do I achieve my objective please?
All help would be most appeciated. Thank you.

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August 2, 2012 at 02:33:49
From what I understood, you successfully separated the 15Gb file into 4 parts and were able to burn in onto a disc. The part that you lost me at was you don't seem to understand why you're getting and error when trying to extract Part 4 by itself. If this is correct, then it's normal. You can't just take a quarter of the video file and expect it to extract 100% of the video file. All parts have to be together like you mentioned in the next line.

If this isn't what you having issues with, please elaborate.

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August 3, 2012 at 01:38:37
Thanks for your help. I have not burnt a DVD as the original file was 15 Gb. Therefore I tried to split the file into 4 using WinRAR. I only want to copy Part 4 (the end of the video) to DVD but from what you are saying I can't get individual parts of a video for burning using WinRAR. I will have to look for video splitting software that does what I want.
Best Wishes

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August 3, 2012 at 11:59:22
You may find some helpful advise here:

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