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    Copying large file to USB drive

    I need to copy a file (Outlook.pst) to a USB drive then to another computer. The USB is 32G and the file is slightly over 10G. When I try, it says the file is too big for the destination. Any help is appreciated.

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    You will need to format the USB to NTFS as the usually default of FAT32 format only has a max of about 4GB copy.

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    It sounds like the USB drive has been formatted with FAT32 or similar, i.e. with a small file size limit. You need to reformat it to use NTFS to remove this file size limit.

    See How do I format a USB Flash Drive to NTFS file system? for more info.

    Hope this helps...

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