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I have a problem with a Usb flash drive sandisk 8gb. When i plug it in my computer it pops up a message to format it . All the settings are the default.The error message shows "You need to format the disk" and then when i press start it says Windows unable to format it . Anyone can help ?
 
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post #2 of 14
Have you tried this = http://www.fixya.com/support/t10623151-sandisk_cruzer_8gb_usb_flash_drive_will
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Thanks now its working , but i have an other problem now . The usb is 8 gb and i want to put in a movie that it is 4.5 gb and it says that the file is too large ? Can you help me ?
 
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post #4 of 14
If its formatted to fat32 it has a file size limitation of around 4 gb. Youll either have to split the video file, or encode it smaller.
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post #5 of 14
Good to hear it's working, But i agree on the fact that it's FAT32, but you could also try format it to NTFS = http://www.ditii.com/2008/07/05/format-usb-flash-drive-to-ntfs-file-system/
But i haven't tried this, so i can't say. + if you make another thread you might get some more help on this.
Edited by KEX - 5/13/12 at 3:29am
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Thanks a lot KEX , i made it NTFS and now i transfered the file . Thanks again smile.gif
 
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post #7 of 14
No prob LoNeLyKiLLeR, & i hope the device reads the movie for you.
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I don't think i will have problem playing it in my PS3.
 
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by LoNeLyKiLLeR View Post

I don't think i will have problem playing it in my PS3.
Oh PS3, that might not work? for example = http://www.howtogeek.com/73178/what-file-system-should-i-use-for-my-usb-drive/
did it read the movie? = i haven't owned a console for years.
Edited by KEX - 5/13/12 at 4:08am
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PS3 doesn't play NTFS . :/ I cant play the movie
 
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