Fix “the file is too large for the destination file system”

Trying to copy big size files on your flash drive and encountered with an error the file is too large for the destination file system. Below you will find the solution to that error.

Why the Error Occurs

By default, the USB Flash Drive is formatted with the FAT32 format that’s why we face the error ‘the file is too large for the destination file system’ during file transfer to pen drive or external SD card. FAT32 does not give permission to users to copy big files, the size of each individual file may not exceed 4GB. We can solve this problem easily within a minute. In this post, you will know How To Copy Big Files To Your USB Flash Drive.

The error occurred to the most of the user while copying large files and you don’t have to worry about it. We have an easy solution regarding the error “the file is too large for the destination file system”.

Fix “the file is too large for the destination file system”:

1Insert USB Flash Drive or External SD card in PC and then assign a new drive letter to it.

2. Open My Computer and locate the drive then select the drive and then format your drive to NTFS format.

->Format your Drive by right click on the drive.

 3. Select NTFS format and then click on Start then press OK, after completion press OK and then close.

Now you can transfer the big size file to your USB flash drive and the error “the file is too large for the destination file system” will not occur again.

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