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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by fro, Aug 7, 2006.

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  1. fro

    fro Thread Starter

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    hello..

    i have two drives in my system..

    i tried to copy a 4 gb file from one drive to another but it says that not enough disk space..

    and theres 37gb free :|..

    any help?

    thanks
     
  2. jhoegl

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    How much space do you have on your HD that you are transfering the file from?
     
  3. fro

    fro Thread Starter

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    its a 200gb.. i believe theres 140 gb available
     
  4. Aus_Louie

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    its funny cause i have two 200gig hard drives and one registered as 127gigs and the other as 186gig...
     
  5. fro

    fro Thread Starter

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    do you have the same problem??..

    anyone knows how to fix this?
     
  6. d6rth7ader

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    try to run a scandisk or chkdsk then try to copy the file again.
     
  7. JohnWill

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    Is the target disk formatted FAT32 by any chance? There is an absolute single file size limit of 4gigs for FAT32 volumes.
     
  8. fro

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    yes its fat32.. and the file is 4.3 gb.. so.. thats the problem.. hmm.. let me try converting it to ntfs..

    thanks
     
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