Trying to copy a video to hard drive and getting a protection error message Tags: Video Hard Drives Error Message Portable Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 23, 2010 3:30 PM in Storage Share DawnBrantmuller January 23, 2010 1:21:08 PM Trying to copy video file to portable hard drive, keep getting the message of the disc being protected... it won't let me put the file in the portable hard drive More about : copy video hard drive protection error message MrLinux a b G Storage January 23, 2010 3:27:42 PM Could be you're trying to copy a file bigger than 4Gig to a FAT32 device, could be the video file is copy protected, could be any number of reasons... It would help to know the format (type) of file, the size of the file, and the EXACT error message, and probably some details about the media player. MrLinux a b G Storage January 23, 2010 3:30:56 PM Sorry, typo, make that some details about the hard drive (mainly format and interface). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhen iam trying to copy a mp3 file from system to usb iam getting error message ForumCaliberation error message when trying to copy contents of a disc to another dis ForumWrite protection on Toshiba external hard drive . Forumtrying to add 2nd gig of RAM- getting this message in BIOS ForumCopy protection information? ForumCan't format 3-TB internal / secondary hard drive ForumMaxtor OneTouch4 Plus write protection message ForumTrying to install first SATA hard drive ForumCant copy video file ForumTrying to change file permissions on a new build with old hard drive ForumHow do I copy a file from a DVD when I get a cyclic redundancy check error ForumGA-K8N Won't boot - just get INVALID COPY Message ForumExternal Drive on the Blink- Need copy util ForumPen drive write protected error message ForumCD GETTING ERROR MESSAGE WHEN TRYING TO RUN ForumToshiba satellite DVD copy protection problem. Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumWhere can I find my cd and dvd drive Forum[Solved] "This copy of windows is not genuine" ForumReformatting with two hard drives More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !