Windows: trying to copy 32.5GB file folder from desktop onto 2TB hard drive but error message saying not enough space on local disk?

Even though the folder is only 32.5GB on my computers desktop, when ‘discovering’ as it’s preparing to copy the files, it runs up to 175GB of files then indicates I ‘need an additional 20.9GB to copy these files’... there’s 1.5TB free on the hard drive, I don’t understand why I can’t copy them? (Hard Drive is... show more Even though the folder is only 32.5GB on my computers desktop, when ‘discovering’ as it’s preparing to copy the files, it runs up to 175GB of files then indicates I ‘need an additional 20.9GB to copy these files’... there’s 1.5TB free on the hard drive, I don’t understand why I can’t copy them? (Hard Drive is formatted NTFS)
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