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Cannot move file "insufficient space" error comes up but it is wrong.

Alright I have a fun little problem. I am moving a user to a new computer in that process I need to move that user's PST file, their PST file is 5.6GB. They are running Office 2003 so the PST file's size is no issue. The problem is that I keep getting the Cannot move file "insufficient space" error. First there is move than enough space on both drives. 18.6GB on 1 and 55.8GB on the other. At first I attempted to move it across the network at night, just got the error. So I then removed the disk from the old computer installed it in the new computer as a slave drive and tried to copy to the new drive, again the same error. Both drives are NTFS. I have tried several different ways to move it. All the same error. What am I missing here? I have been working with and on computers for over 20 years so save your time and mine and avoid the simple answers. Unless it's one of those simple little things you may think I have overlooked. Thanks in advance for the help!!!
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JBlondCommented:
Are disc quotas enabled or disabled? If they're enabled, check if this could be the problem. There should be some error messages in the event log in this case.
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cpc2004Commented:
Maybe the desintation drive is using FAT32 and the file size limit is 4GB.
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cpc2004Commented:
Are you sure the destination drive is NTFS?
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triceiceAuthor Commented:
Both are NTFS and and Disk quotas are not enabled.
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triceiceAuthor Commented:
Sorry to have wasted everyone's time. New drive was bad. Please close this question.
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JinLeiCommented:
My suggestion is use a compress tool,such as WinRAR compress the PST file, then move it to new location.
Or try to use a file-split tool (WinRAR also can do) to split the big file to smaller ones and then move it and re-join them.
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triceiceAuthor Commented:
Thanks. First time asking.
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JinLeiCommented:
triceice , if you solved the problem, could you let us know the solution ?

TIA
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triceiceAuthor Commented:
The hard drive was bad. I replaced the hard drive restored the OS and it worked fine to move the PST. Scanned the drive with MaxBlast and it show 100MB free, but Windows was reporting 55.8GB free. I didn't have time to play around with trying to reformat the drive to see if that fixed the desparity so I just swapped in a new drive and returned the old one.
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PAQ_ManCommented:
Question Closed, 500 points refunded.
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