Unable to copy file message

  collinsc 13:56 PM 01 Dec 12


I am trying to copy a number of files from one location to another, i am receiving a message which simply says "Unable to copy file". I have managed to identify the problem file by trial and error and deselecting that file from the copy, however i want to know why it wont let me copy it.

I know that the file name lengths are long in this particular file - perhaps that is something to do with it? The message is very generic, is there any way to identify the problem file?


  northumbria61 14:42 PM 01 Dec 12

More info needed if you are to get help - O.S. - type of files etc. - size of files - and where are you copying them to.

  collinsc 15:41 PM 01 Dec 12

OK - Thanks.

Windows 7. Files containing word, excel documents. Not sure on file size - say 10GB Copying from my laptops local drive to a shared drive on my company's network.


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