Solved How to over ride 4gb limitation Tags: Flash Media Sandisk How To Usb Flash Storage Last response: February 17, 2013 7:29 AM in Storage Share zakizakix February 17, 2013 5:47:07 AM bought a 16 GB SanDisk cruzer blade usb flash drive would not have bought it if I knew about the 4 GB limit as my files are in the 10 GB region is there a way to over ride the limitation? return the product? More about : ride 4gb limitation | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to zakizakix Register or log in to remove spawnkiller February 17, 2013 5:49:11 AM format the usb drive in Ex-Fat or NTFS (standard USB drive come in FAT32 that doesn't support more than 4gb file...) | Report abuse Reply to spawnkiller zakizakix February 17, 2013 6:11:21 AM thnx for the quick reply 1: is ex-fat format or ntfs format cahnge the warranty or change the quality of the drive? 2: why make the flash drive limited in the first place? | Report abuse Reply to zakizakix spawnkiller February 17, 2013 6:51:31 AM Not at all !! It's because older OS like XP don't support Ex-fat (and 98-95 don't support NTFS) they use FAT32 to be compatible with all devices... only for that... | Report abuse Reply to spawnkiller Related ressources 32-bit and 4gb memory limitation ???? - Forum 64-bit computer wont accept over 4gb RAM - Forum How do I over ride a password? - Forum how to increase physical memory for WinXP over 4GB - Forum Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered- Over and over . - Forum Ask the community Publish zakizakix February 17, 2013 6:58:01 AM deeply appreciate your replies final (???) question: changing/formatting to ex-fat will deny the use of the drive on computers with xp os? | Report abuse Reply to zakizakix spawnkiller February 17, 2013 7:06:22 AM Yes, use NTFS then | Report abuse Reply to spawnkiller Best solution Pinhedd February 17, 2013 7:10:14 AM zakizakix said:deeply appreciate your replies final (???) question: changing/formatting to ex-fat will deny the use of the drive on computers with xp os? Support for ExFAT was added to Windows XP via Windows Update after launch. If the PC is patched it will support it. | Report abuse Reply to Pinhedd zakizakix February 17, 2013 7:28:26 AM Best answer selected by zakizakix. | Report abuse Reply to zakizakix zakizakix February 17, 2013 7:29:44 AM thnx to spawnkiller and Pinhedd for all the prompt replies. very deeply appreciated. | Report abuse Reply to zakizakix Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How to over ride 4gb limitation> Related ressources: ForumEpson Stylus C42: Over ride ! ForumHow can we extend 4gb ram limit to 8gb in win7 32bit ForumRide -by Attack Forumyour ride ForumHorrible FPS but i have a OVER KILL RIG..? (WoW) Forum[40K] Painted & Converted Terminators - with a ride ! Forum[RES!] Does 32bit Vista suffer from the not-quite 4GB limit ? ForumLearning to ride a motorcycle Forum670 2GB, 670 4GB , or 2 x 660 Ti 3GB in SLI ? Forum4GB or 6GB ram for Windows 7 32bit Forum7970 ghz edition 3gb or nvidia 680 4gb ForumTwo 2gb 670 Vs. One 4gb 670? Please help! ForumHow do I move from HDD to SSD ForumHow do I change OS from HDD to SDD ForumHow much faster would a bigger HD be? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !