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    12 Gig File

    Ok I have a 12 Gb file which I am trying to put on my 250Gb external USB2 hard drive. I have been able to move it across the network from a server to a shared area and then to my Laptop. Now I want it off my laptop and onto the external HD. Each time I try a drag and drop it states there is insufficient room on my external hard drive, there certainly is. How can I move it across?
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    Re: 12 Gig File

    All sorted

    backed up files and converted the external disk from Fat 32 to NTFS....sings like a dream
    Jerry

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    Re: 12 Gig File

    I knew that if you started a post with the abbreviation "Ok", you would be bound to work out the answer!

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    Re: 12 Gig File

    Funny that. I suppose the use of OK or Right at the beginning of a sentence provides a strident urge or motivation in the sentence <img src=/S/shrug.gif border=0 alt=shrug width=39 height=15>
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    Re: 12 Gig File

    I sure am glad to see your post and the "arm waving" of John Gray about it. Based on earlier (months ago?) posts from John about using the "convert" command, I converted a 100 gig and a 160 gig Seagate USB drive from FAT32 to NTFS. They're both used for storing backup images and after seeing your success, I'm sure glad I changed 'em to NTFS. When I bought them, it crossed my mind - why did Seagate format them with FAT32 in the first place? Thanks for your success story, Jerry!

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    Re: 12 Gig File

    The Americanism "Here's the thing... " also seems self-efficacious in many instances.

    Aln

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