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. anonymous1 a b $ Windows 7 January 28, 2012 1:50:43 PM Is your external drive formatted NTFS? Related resources How do i move files on windows 7 - Forum How to move Documents in Windows 7 - Forum Is a 30GB SSD large enough to install Windows 7 Professional on? - Forum How to move files in Windows 7 - Forum Copy large movie files ???? - 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.) 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 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan't Transfer Large Files Over Network...HELP ForumLarge font system files ForumIE6 SP1, and the " large number of files , copy and delete p.. ForumDesktop heap in windows 7 and the ability to run a large number of programs simu ForumHow do I move files over to New HDD? ForumMove files in disk ForumHow To move Windows 7 onto an SSD? ForumMove Win 7 from HDD to SSD ForumJuggling large files on new build. ForumMigrating very large files over a LAN ForumBack up files too large for Cd/Floppy disc ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !