When we receive the message – “The File is Too Large for the Destination File System” then we try to copy a file to the drive. What is the reason for this kind of error? We will provide you with this information and how to fix it?
What’s The Reason for The ‘file is too large’ Error?
When we encounter a “File is too big for destination file system” error in Windows, you may be worried about it. Sometimes this problem also comes due to having large files. If your file is larger than 4 GB, and your USB flash drive is using the FAT32 file system, you may see this error. For flash drives, the maximum file size is 2GB. The FAT32 file system has a built-in limitation. We want to tell you that we cannot save files that are more than 4GB.
How To Fix The File is Too Large for The Destination File System
We are providing you the instructions to fix the “The File is Too Large for the Destination File System” error, through which you can easily fix it. Use all these processes carefully for yourself.
Converting FAT32 to NTFS without data loss
Through this process you can correct this error. The partitioning tool can be used by converting FAT32 to NTFS without data loss. EZUS Partition Master is a better alternative to popular third-party partition software. This will help you copy without formatting “the file is too large for the destination file system”. It works easily on all types of Windows 10/8/7 or any other versions.
Reformat in Windows Explorer
- Go to the “Start Menu” of the system and click “Computer”.
- Open Windows Explorer and search and pitch to the destination drive.
- Next, right click and choose “Format” from the context menu.
- From here you will see a popup dialog box and select “NTFS” in the “File System” field.
- Now click on the “Start” button.
How do I fix file too large for destination file system without formatting?
Convert File System with Third Party Tool
You can also use third party tools to fix the File is Too Large for the Destination File System error. There are many types of file system conversion tools available in the market today. You can use a reliable tool, without the use of a reliable tool, both drive and data can be lost. Try and choose reliable and experienced equipment.
Change File System in Command Prompt
You can fix the File is Too Large for the Destination File System error by changing the file system in the command prompt.
- Trigger the “run” command in Windows.
- Then, type “cmd” and press the “Enter” button.
- In the command prompt window, input the command given below:
“convert drive letter: / fs: file system “
- After entering the command press the “Enter” button.
- Now, just wait for Convert.exe to complete the process.
We have provided you with instructions on how to fix “if the file is too big for the destination file system” above. We think, now you have fixed this error for yourself. If you use Windows to modify the file system, then you must first backup the files on the storage device. Sometimes we can lose data. So you must do the backup for yourself.