Windows 7 how do i move large files Tags: Windows 7 Desktops External Hard Drive Last response: January 28, 2012 4:48 PM in Windows 7 Share ladouceurk January 28, 2012 12:19:34 PM I have a 30 GB file on my desktop and I want to move it to an external hard drive. In Win 7 it just won't go! Cut/paste, move to, nothing. How can it be done? More about : windows move large files math1337 January 28, 2012 12:32:06 PM Try a utility like fastcopy. If not, it might just be taking a long time. You might just want to wait for windows to finish its stuff. m 0 l anonymous1 a b $ Windows 7 January 28, 2012 1:50:43 PM Is your external drive formatted NTFS? m 0 l Related resources How to move files from SSD to HDD on windows 7? - Forum how do I move files on windows 7 without getting told I dont have permission - Forum How do i move files on windows 7 - Forum How large is Windows 7 on an SSD? - Forum Can't Move Large Files From My Laptop HD to my Portable HD - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JDFan a b $ Windows 7 January 28, 2012 1:54:24 PM anonymous1 said:Is your external drive formatted NTFS? +1 -- (If formatted under FAT32 the max file size is 4GB and anything over that will not be able to be saved.) m 0 l Brett928S2 a b $ Windows 7 January 28, 2012 4:37:33 PM Hi DRAG and DROP, but as said it will take an hour or two... All the best Brett m 0 l de5_Roy a b $ Windows 7 January 28, 2012 4:48:44 PM anonymous1 said:Is your external drive formatted NTFS? +1. you can also try this software: http://codesector.com/teracopy m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to move copy of Windows 7 from hard drive to SSD Forum SolvedHow to move Windows 7 to new HDD Partition Forum SolvedHow to move windows 7 to ssd and keep games on hdd? Forum How do I move the Program Files from the SSD (C:) to another HD in Win7? Would like to leave the Op. Syst. On (C:). Forum SolvedHow do I get rid of an SSD's garbage when I move it from Vista to Windows7? Forum Windows 7 computer lags when transferring large files over network Forum SolvedHow do I move windows 7 and a few select programs to my new SSD while keeping other programs on my old HDD? Forum SolvedHow to move Windows 7 Data Drive to New HDD Forum SolvedMoving Windows 7 on a SSD without losing files Forum SolvedHow to move windows 7 to d drive Forum Windows 7 cant move or delete files on external drive Forum How do I move files from my Windows 98 PC? Forum SolvedHow to move Documents in Windows 7 Forum SolvedHow can I move from windows 7 64 bit to windows 7 32 bit Forum How do I move files from my Windows 98 PC? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !