bigkidsid (bigkidsid) wrote in thequestionclub,
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usb flash drive weirdness

Hi,

Has anyone any idea why a brand new (bought today) 8 gb usb memory stick would be telling me it's full, when I've only got just over 5 megs of files on there?







Found it - when looking at the format dialog box, I noticed:

File system exfat (may explain why it didn't work on my XP laptop...

and

Allocation unit size - 33 megs! (so that means any file you copy automatically takes 33 megs - so I only had room for 230 odd files on it...
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