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Is there a way to bypass the MS-DOS(FAT32) drive format to copy large files without reformatting?

On OSX, I'm trying to copy a 7GB file to an external drive whose format is MS-DOS(FAT32), and am getting the Can't be copied because it is too large for the volume's format. message. According to ...
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Is it possible to burn a bootable OSX Mavericks ISO on a DVD?

My early 2011 Macbook Pro is almost full right now, and I was thinking about formatting and installing the new OSX Mavericks, because it's free. But. Since my Macbook came with OSX Lion 10.7.5 ...
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What is the best drive format to share data between Mac, Linux and OS X?

Note: I'm not asking how... I know that. I'm currently using Paragon Software's drivers which let you access all drive formats from all OSes (e.g. the Linux drive from OSX or the OSX drive from Win7, ...
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Formatting a hard drive for just OS X using a PC?

I'm looking to format an external hard drive for use exclusively Mac OS X (for use with the time machine feature), but the Mac that I'm using is too slow to format the entire harddrive. Considering ...
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Recover Files From Formatted HFS+ Partition

I offered to help a friend of mine with his computer, and it turned out to be a bit more complicated than I first thought. He originally came to me asking me to recover some of his files from his ...
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Free-as-in-beer binary file format inspector [closed]

I am looking for a utility that gives me the ability to specify a binary file format and then interpret a file of bytes according to that format. (Something along the lines of the 010 Editor, but ...
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Completely formatting a USB flash drive

I have a Verbatim Store 'n' Go drive which by default comes with software in a partition which password protects the drive. I want to erase this partition, as it only works on Windows (I'm having to ...