Sharepoint – File Size Too Large error

Problem: You receive an error when trying to copy/downlaod a file from a Sharepoint site/folder similar to:

The error indicates that the file you are moving is too large.

Resolution: Download the file at

When download is complete run the file (if the file cannot be run contact your Administrator).

1. Click “I Agree” then click “Next”  

2. Enter the 4294967295 (the number underlined above) into the FileSizeLimitInBytes box and click “Next”  

3. Wait as a Registry restore point is created. Then click “Next”.


4. Click “Close”.  

5. Click “Yes to restart your computer.