Disk full error but USB drive has plenty of free space

I'm trying to copy a file to a USB flash drive, although the drive is empty when I try to copy the file I get an error message telling me the drive is full.  The file is 8GB and the drive is 32GB so there is plenty of room.  How do you fix this?

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Last updated July 4, 2019 Views 5,874 Applies to:
Most USB flash drives are formatted with the FAT32 file system.  This file system cannot store any single file bigger than 4 GByte. You will need to reformat the flash drive to NTFS in order to store a 8 GByte file.  (Caution:  Save all files on drive before reformatting).

"How to use Disk Management to configure basic disks in Windows XP"
  < http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309000 >


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