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Cannot copy more than 4gb file on a 500gb external usb hard disk

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You have to change your hard drive from FAT32 to NTFS,because FAT32 limits the size of transferred files to 4GB. To do so ,go to Start,right click on Computer and select Manage. Under Storage click on Management.Find your hard drive in the list and right click on it and select Format. Under File System change the Answer to NTFS and leave the Allocation Unit to default. Click on Perform Quick Format if you want.click OK and confirm your OK with losing all data on the drive,and your done.
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