FIX: Error 0x800700DF The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved in SharePoint & WebDAV.

Last updated on January 20th, 2021

If you try to download or upload a file larger than 50MB in SharePoint Online (WebDAV) and you receive the "Error 0x800700DF: The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved", then continue below to resolve the problem.

The error "The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved", appears because the default download size limit in SharePoint (WebDAV) is 50MB (50000000 bytes). To solve the problem you need to increase the default limit size to a higher value.

This tutorial contains instructions to resolve the following error in Windows and WebDAV:

  • An unexpected error is keeping you from copying the folder. If you continue to receive this error, you can use the error code to search for help with this problem.
    Error 0x800700DF: The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved.

How to Increase the Default Download Size Limit for SharePoint (WebDAV).

1. Open the Registry Editor and navigate to:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WebClient\Parameters

2. At the right pane, double click at FileSizeLimitInBytes DWORD value.

FIX: Error 0x800700DF The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved in SharePoint

 

3. Modify the FileSizeLimitInBytes value from "50000000" to "4294967295" in decimal. *

* Info: This sets the maximum file size of a single file that you can download or upload from/to SharePoint (WebDAV) to 4 GB. which is the maximum value supported by Windows OS.

Increase File Size Limit - SharePoint WebDAV

4. Close the Registry Editor and restart your computer, or restart the 'WebClient' service.

That's it! Let me know if this guide has helped you by leaving your comment about your experience. Please like and share this guide to help others.

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