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Newbie
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-11-2019

file transfer

Hi. I.m trying to tranfer a 13.4 GB Mp4 file to a new 32GB sandisk cruzer but when i try t transfer it I get the message "file too large". 31 GB freespace on the cruzer. what am i missing? thanks

 

Newbie
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-09-2019

Re: file transfer

it seems your usb is formatted as FAT32 which only accepts files under 4GB you should format it as NTFS if you wanna transfer files over 4GB

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SanDisk Guru
Posts: 2,735
Registered: ‎07-23-2010

Re: file transfer

Do NOT format it as if it is a hard drive.  It is a flash drive, so use exFAT if you need to store large files.

 

NTFS uses journeling and adds extra i/o to the drive.

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Important files = Backed up files