Probably everyone is familiar with the situation when you are trying to copy any data (larger than 4 gigabytes) to a flash drive and the operating system displays a message that there is not enough memory. Despite the fact that the free memory on the flash drive is larger than the size of the copied file. The question arises, “Why is there insufficient memory on a flash drive?”.
The thing is that the FAT32 file system is installed on your flash drive. This file system is installed on the flash drive by the manufacturer and therefore when you buy a new flash drive the default is the FAT32 file system. The features of the FAT32 file system are such that it does not allow files larger than 4 gigabytes. The maximum possible file size for a FAT32 volume is 4 GB – 4,294,967,296 bytes (232 – Continue reading