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I have a folder it says it is 20gb but when I try to save them on a 32gb flash drive it says there is 45gb and there is not enough space on the drive any thoughts?
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I have a folder it says it is 20gb but when I try to save them on a 32gb flash drive it says there is 45gb and there is not enough space on the drive any thoughts?
Acsel may be able to help
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I have a folder it says it is 20gb but when I try to save them on a 32gb flash drive it says there is 45gb and there is not enough space on the drive any thoughts?
Windows has a known error where it doesn't correctly report the size of folders. Check that it is actually a 20GB folder (go in and manually add up some files). I'd wager it's not actually a 20GB folder.
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Windows has a known error where it doesn't correctly report the size of folders. Check that it is actually a 20GB folder (go in and manually add up some files). I'd wager it's not actually a 20GB folder.
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Also try zipping it
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As above, compress the file so you get a zip file.
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