If you attempt to create an encrypted self-extracting archive larger than 1.84 GB, an error message appears that the size of the self-extracting archive exceeds the maximum of 2 GB.
First seen in
Windows XP SP2 Professional Edition
Self-extracting archives still has a limit of 2 GB (Uti-files and archives larger than 2 GB can be handled).
What To Do
Create a self-extracting archive up to 1.80 GB.