Won't let me move large files to external HD?

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  1. manchild

    manchild OT Supporter

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    I'm not sure what's going on, I've been downloading a fair amount of Blu-Ray HD movies, and for some reason I can transfer the .mkv files that are ~3GB files, but the ones that are ~4.3GB's give me this error message...

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    Any ideas?


    Also, does anyone know of any programs that can convert HD .mkv files to the .wmv-HD format so they can be streamed to a 360?
     
  2. manchild

    manchild OT Supporter

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    nevermind for some reason I formated it as a fat32 drive (what was I thinkingggggg) so I can't transfer files over 4GBs
     
  3. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    I was gonna ask if it was FAT32.
     
  4. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    new external drives come as FAT32 since basically all macs and pc's can read and write to it natively...
     
  5. nsxrebel

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    format the drive to HFS. For some reason, Microsoft added HFS support to the XBOX360, but no NTFS support, so you can use your Mac formatted drives with your 360.
     
  6. manchild

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    can I do the reformatting in Disk Utility? I need to borrow another external to put al my stuff on because reformatting completely erases a drive, right?
     
  7. Raider007

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    yes to both
     
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    not like he could write to NTFS drives natively anyways... read yes, write no
    needs 3rd party support for that...
     
  9. CyberBullets

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    Install MacFUSE and NTFS3G and you can read/write to NTFS drives.
     
  10. nsxrebel

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    True, I was thinking maybe he has a Windows machine as well.
     

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