An Unexpected Error Is Keeping You From Copying The File

Some Windows 10 users are complaining about an issue they are encountering when they are trying to transfer some files from a removable truyền thông media device khổng lồ their computer. According to these users, the transferring process is halting mid-way & showing an error message “An unexpected error is keeping you from moving the file“. If you are facing a similar kind of problem, try these fixes & the problem will be solved in no time.

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Initial Workarounds-

1. Restart your device. After rebooting your computer, kiểm tra if the error is fixed or not.

2. Unplug the usb device from your computer. Plug the device again to lớn another port of your computer. Try transferring the files again.

If the problem still occurs, try these solutions-

Fix-1 check your usb device for any error-

If the device is corrupted or there are some bad files which are causing this issue, repairing the device will solve the issue.

1. At first, you need to xuất hiện the File Explorer click on “This PC“.

2. Right-click on the USB device and click on “Properties“.


4. In the USB Drive (F:) Properties window, then you have to lớn go to lớn the “Tools” tab.

5. When you see that the Error Checking section, click on “Check“.


6. Then you have to click on “Repair drive“.


7. Once the repair process is over, click on “Close” to close the error checking window.


Now, kiểm tra if you can transfer any file from your computer to lớn the truyền thông media device or vice-versa. If the error is yet khổng lồ be solved go for the next fix.

Fix-2 Run rdpclip và dwm as an administrator-

Rdpclipdwm applications of the System32 thư mục manages a shared clipboard between two storage media. Launching them manually will solve your issue-

1. Press Windows key+R to lớn launch the Run window.

2. To xuất hiện the System32 thư mục on your computer copy-paste this address and hit Enter



3. Now, on the left corner, click on the Search box and type “rdpclip“.

4. From the tìm kiếm results, right-click on the “rdpclip” application & then click on “Run as administrator”.


5. Same way, again type in the Search box “dwm“.

6. In the tìm kiếm results, right-click on the “dwm” application và then click on “Run as administrator” khổng lồ run it on your computer.


Close file Explorer window.

Open File Explorer window again. Try lớn run the application again on your computer.

Fix-3 Clear Clipboard from CMD-

If nothing is working out the khung you, clearing the clipboard on your computer should solve this issue.

1. Click on the Search box & then type “cmd“.

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2. Now, right-click on “Command Prompt” and then click on “Run as administrator“.


Command Prompt window will be opened.

3. Now, copy this command & paste it in Command Prompt window and then hit Enter.

cmd /c "echo off|clip"


After running this command close the Command Prompt window.

Reboot your computer.

After rebooting you will be able lớn transfer files without any further issue.

Fix-4 Perform Disk Cleanup-

Sometimes temporary files on your disk may cause this issue.

1. Press Windows+R.

2. Now, copy-paste this command “cleanmgr /low disk” in Run & hit Enter.


The Disk Cleanup window will be opened.

3. In Disk Cleanup: Drive Selection window, click on the drop-down “Drives:” & choose your Windows 10 drive.

4. Now, click on “OK“.


5. When you see that the “Files to lớn delete:” section, you will need to lớn check every option in the list.

6. Then, click on “OK” to lớn start the cleanup process on your computer.


The disk Cleanup process will take some time to lớn clean up the junk tệp tin from your system.

Reboot your computer và after rebooting try to transfer a tệp tin or folder again. It should be working just fine.

Your problem should be solved.


Sambit Koley

Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to lớn write about Windows 10 & solutions lớn weirdest possible problems.

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