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October 10 by jessaimeewhite Show 4 more comments Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Cancel quarlesr Rep: 31 1 Posted: 11/09/2009 Options Permalink History If you need to have the drive be able to be cross platform you need to get a drive utility that Ask a question usually answered in minutes! The on day my Playstation 3 which is FAT32 didn't want to read it. weblink

Cancel Add your answer Mitra Cline will be eternally grateful. I had access to a window's system and computer (Boooooo) lol so I attached the Toshiba drive and SD card to that computer and copied the footage over. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Back to Mac OS forum 19 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions See this?

How To Change External Hard Drive From Read Only Mac

Cancel mritunjayjadon Rep: 1 Posted: July 28 Options Permalink History finally I've founded the proper solution...but there are also some difference in formatting check out this for more detailing about reformat Reply With Quote 03-24-2010,03:42 AM #5 Maximus Mischie View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Mar 24, 2010 Posts 1 so i just got my external harddrive and i am having I did that using their software.Drive worked fine for a month. Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion

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  • So the middle ground really is FAT/32. - Simon If you have been helped, don't forget to use the Reputation system at the top right of their post.
  • EDIT: Should have mentioned that if you do this, you will lose all data on the drive, so you will want to back it up first.
  • Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file.
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  • when i drag a file over it says "the disk can not be modified".
  • But could not get it up and running (as is I could not copy files from my macbook to toshiba external hard disk.) 2)Then I found this wonderful solution and I
  • when i go into the erase tab it says the harddrive is set to "MS-DOS (FAT)" and there is no FAT 32 option.
  • I put stuff from a PC and it went on and it works but from my Mac it doesn't.Click to expand...

And for the volume format, chose MAC Os Extended Let it reformat, when it's done, open up your hard drive, and copy back in the original files back onto it You Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests. Now it won't work PLEASE HELP!!! Tuxera Ntfs Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Comments: If I do this, will it erase the content that is already on my external hard drive?

Johc131 What format are the drives using? Mac Write To Ntfs If you can't copy any files to the new Seagate, perhaps it was formatted NTFS? How do I back up my files on my EHD to my Mac HD? I am a strict mac user and I was trying to copy footage from an sd card.

Like movies when you try to play them. Ntfs For Mac Thanks for your help. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Comments: Worked a treat , many thanks September 27 by Andre C Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want My PC doesn't recognise the HD at all.

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if so you need an add-on for osx to be able to write to it.Click to expand... Right now on it's NTFS format I can read and write on it on PC however can only read on Mac. How To Change External Hard Drive From Read Only Mac Best Home Security System? Ntfs Mac Free Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...

To add new photos and videos -- i went up to the New Folder section; made and opened a new folder and dragged (drug?) the photos / videos into folders. tried clickiing it but nothing. Please type your message and try again. Preview my answer Post my answer View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 94 Past 7 Days: 906 Past 30 Days: 4,154 All Time: 89,272 22,544 Free Manuals 89,204 Solutions 6,828 Devices iFixit How To Copy Files From Mac To External Hard Drive Without Formatting

Could anybody help? I have it hooked up to my Mac right now and if I try to save something to it or make a new folder, it tells me the drive cannot be Was this answer helpful? err, what?!

It should take a few minutes where it seems like nothing is happening, then the drive will disappear, and reappear as read/write-able.Do not hesitate to come back on here if you Ntfs-3g Clicking this gives you 4 Mac-only choices, "Free Space" (which you could subsquently format as NTFS on a PC), UNIX, and MS-DOS (which is the FAT32 filesystem). Was this answer helpful?

the only other options i can change it to are 4 variations of Mac OS Extended.

Was this answer helpful? Yes No Voted Undo Score 9 Cancel Comments: after i did that i couldn't use it in Microsoft ! 12/24/2014 by saud Thank you so much it saved me having to April 28 by erinhester88 question when i do it it would clean up my external hard or not ? Paragon Ntfs For Mac Report Msk7- Jul 21, 2010 02:46AM To anyone Needing Help with external HDD with a Mac.

Cancel Kristin Macdonald Rep: 1 Posted: 10/15/2013 Options Permalink History i had the same issue after I got a new laptop. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products. As long as you haven't any files yet on the drive you can choose "erase" and reformat the drive.

People should really put a warning up when they talk about formatting drives.