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What to do if a flash drive won't copy data

Jan 30, 2019 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Q: I tried to copy a 6.87-gigabyte video file from my Windows 10 PC to a 16-gigabyte flash drive, but the file-copying process wouldn't even start. I then tried using another 16-gigabyte flash drive and a 64-gigabyte flash drive with the same result. My PC has plenty of memory to handle a large file - 32 gigabytes of RAM (computer chip memory) and 154 gigabytes of free hard drive space. What's wrong?

JOHN KNODERER, MANNING, S.C.

A: Your flash drives can't accept a file that big. Thei...