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Huge files are not being retrieved

When a folder containing file of size 600MB or above is copied it shows as empty folder.Or the file fragments into small files , whose name is denoted by special characters.Some files get triplicated

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  • ammuvava Sep 19, 2008

    when copied the filenames are well below 116 char......but when i try to retrieve it later.lots of new files are seen and their names are of special characters

  • ammuvava Sep 19, 2008

    no problem found


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I would make sure that all filenames do not exceed 116 characters in length, and they contain only standard characters (A-Z and 0-9, not symbols like !@#$%^*))/|).

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  • JayGun Sep 19, 2008

    Try running a check disk.

    Open up command prompt. (Start --> Run... --> then type "cmd" (without the quotes)
    Then type the following: "CHKDSK Z: /X /F" (without the quotes, replace "Z" with the drive letter of your SD card.


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hiii martin....
dis type of problem comes when sm files inside d folder which iu want to copy restricted allowing files to copied...
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first open urs folder and select some of urs files not all of them and copy it to flash drive by makin a new folder....and similarly copy other files in that new folder..
if u do like that u can copy all files eaisly......

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