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    Hi there i have down loaded many things before and opened them using win rar but for some reason every file bigger than 4gb it wont let me extract it with win rar, it gets all the way to the 100% then a warning message comes up and says`THERE IS NOT ENOUGH SPACE ON DISK!! WRITE ERROR, ONLY NTFS FILE SYSTEMS SUPPORT FILES LARGER THAN 4GB.....please can someone hepl me or tell me a way round this withoout formating my hard drive!!

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    zapjb's Avatar Computer Abuser BT Rep: +3
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    If you're using the FAT32 file system. Then I'd think WinRAR is correct.

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    Chewie's Avatar Chew E. Bakke
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahardie9
    Hi there i have down loaded many things before and opened them using win rar but for some reason every file bigger than 4gb it wont let me extract it with win rar, it gets all the way to the 100% then a warning message comes up and says`THERE IS NOT ENOUGH SPACE ON DISK!! WRITE ERROR, ONLY NTFS FILE SYSTEMS SUPPORT FILES LARGER THAN 4GB.....please can someone hepl me or tell me a way round this withoout formating my hard drive!!
    Yes.
    Convert the partition to the NTFS filesystem.
    There isn't a bargepole long enough for me to work on [a Sony Viao] - clocker 2008

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chewie UK
    Quote Originally Posted by ahardie9
    Hi there i have down loaded many things before and opened them using win rar but for some reason every file bigger than 4gb it wont let me extract it with win rar, it gets all the way to the 100% then a warning message comes up and says`THERE IS NOT ENOUGH SPACE ON DISK!! WRITE ERROR, ONLY NTFS FILE SYSTEMS SUPPORT FILES LARGER THAN 4GB.....please can someone hepl me or tell me a way round this withoout formating my hard drive!!
    Yes.
    Convert the partition to the NTFS filesystem.
    Indeed
    Last edited by andremario; 04-09-2006 at 10:41 PM.

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