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My wd external hard drive only allows me to transfer a file that is less than 4 gb how can i transfer a file a file that is more than 4 gb

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  • shaunherring Oct 08, 2009

    im just trying to drag the file over to the wd hard drive and it says it is too big for it but it is 1 tb and i have plenty of space on it

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    Dave Gordon May 11, 2010

    That sounds more like a software than hardware problem.... How are you transfering the file?

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Sounds like it is formated to the FAT 32 system, reformat to NTFS which supports files larger than 4Gb

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

  • Alun Cox Oct 09, 2009

    If you format in NTFS you will be able to drag and drop files larger than 4Gb

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