How can I make my 16 gig flash drive hold a 6 gig AVI file?

I want to put a 6.1 gig avi file on a 16 gig flash drive.  It says the file is too big.  The flash drive is 16 gig. How do I make it work?

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artismobileAsked:
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Muhammad Ahmad ImranDatabase DeveloperCommented:
if there is no data in the flash drive, format it and then copy
F_A_H_DCommented:
format the flash as NTFS and try again

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artismobileAuthor Commented:
There is data but I can transfer it. Format NTSF?
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Muhammad Ahmad ImranDatabase DeveloperCommented:
yep transfer data and format NTFS
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
FAT32 (the default file system for Flash Drives when they are sold) does not support files larger than 4 GB.

You need to format/convert the drive to NTFS.  (NTFS may pose problems if you need to use it directly with some devices like game systems or enhanced TVs).

See http://www.ntfs.com/quest22.htm

(You may be able to convert it using the command CONVERT X: /FS:NTFS where x: is the drive letter assigned to the USB flash drive).
F_A_H_DCommented:
i think im the one who said format it as NTFS im going to report this point split

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South ModModeratorCommented:
All,
 
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At this point I am going to re-start the auto-close procedure.
 
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