The patch file is too large for the target file system

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Having a computer it's a fun experience in itself, thanks to everything we can do on a computer alone.

It happens to the point that many point out that if you have internet and a computer it is almost impossible to get bored and with nothing to do; This is due to the fact that through these tools we can search for different alternatives through the browser.

See what we want and interact with what we want, as the Internet is a window into a large universe of information. So, if you want to spend time on your computer, you will probably find a lot to do.



And, although what we say is true, much of it depends on ours Internet connection, as it must be fully accelerated in order to enjoy the wonderful virtual world.

This is because we often have to download multiple programs to make our time on the Internet worthwhile.

Which makes us take much better care of the space we have on our computers hard drive so that we have enough time for everything we want to download, whether it's Games, movies, programs or other. Remember that it is important to always free up space on your PC's hard drive.

Now, the same goes for ours USB drive? Well, the truth is, yes, but it's a little more complicated than that. If you are transferring too large files to a USB drive such as a external hard disk, you may come across the infamous message that you cannot transfer a file to the destination because it is too large.

If this happens to you, fear not, as the solution is quite simple, keep reading this post to see how to fix it without too much trouble.


What is causing this error?

There are all kinds of errors that can occur within a computer, especially when we handle large files and store them in different places.


However, if you find yourself in the scenario where you need to move large files to an external storage drive such as a USB stick or external hard drive, you may end up with a message stating that the file is too large for the destination .

The latter is a message that will appear every time you will manage files too large for these external drives due to their storage format.

When an external storage drive is FAT32, you will not be able to insert files that are too large in it, because this format does not allow it.

This is why it is necessary change the format to NTFS to do this. This can be done by formatting the external drive and changing the format in a couple of clicks.

How can I change the storage format without losing the data on the storage drive?

If you do what we told you above to be able to change the format, you will end up losing all fillet that are located inside that storage drive.


And, while you always have the option to remove everything on your hard drive and then perform the operation and return the files, it's not always something doable. Here's why you can use EaseUSPartition per change the format and not lose the files.


First, you need to download and install the EaseUSPartition Master program and once installed, run it and go directly to the FAT32 partition you want to modify.

Once there, you need to right click on it and select the option » Convert into NTFS And accept. You just have to follow the on-screen instructions until the process is finished and you will have all your files intact and your drive with the NTFS format.

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