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However when I connect it to a mac and I try to save files on it a window pops up saying "This item could not be moved because (folder) cannot be Post back and we'll try again. Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again. if I get the info on the EHD, it says it uses Windows NT File System Format. http://dirsubmit.net/how-to/western-digital-passport-cannot-be-modified.html
Formating it takes less than 5 minutes share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply geoffreak, Jul 22, 2009 geoffreak macrumors 68020 Joined: Feb 8, Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project I have a WD "my passport" external hard drive and it works completely fine on a pc. Just remove the drive before you install the application.
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I used it with THIS Mac for 3 years. If yours came the same way, you would not be able to write to it by default. Right now on it's NTFS format I can read and write on it on PC however can only read on Mac. And how can I fix it?
Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! Do not format it using the default GUID scheme. Unless someone changed the file format, it should still be read and write. Can't Transfer Files From Mac To Wd Passport See if the following link help; http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3865/session/L3RpbWUvMTQwNjc0MzE0Mi9zaWQvSzVPS01CLWw=/kw/how%20to%20format%20a%20drive%20for%20mac therumcove 2014-11-06 18:27:51 UTC #3 Same problem. My year-old 2TB WD Passport Ultra was reformatted to FAT and worked fine on my ancient MacBook running
HDD= Hard Drive Disc Plug it into your mac and when it shows, format it. NTFS is by default read only from a Mac. Once I deleted that sub-category with all of the contents (which was ALL of the contents), I now can read and write. i was hoping to plug this essential passport into my mac and then drag files onto it for safekeeping.
However, when i try dragging something into the drive, i get an error message that reads: ''item could not be moved because "my passport" cannot be modified'..... Paragon For Ntfs When I went to look at the contents, it appears that the EHD created a sub-category with all my contents in the Windows format, while the entire device shows as FAT32. Results 1 to 5 of 5 Thread: WD Hard drive cannot be modified Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 08-01-2009,11:00 PM #1 face777 View Profile View Forum More questions Why is my Mac Hard drive full?
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MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products. I would like to be able to modify the files on the passport without erasing the ones I currently have on it... How To Transfer Files To Wd My Passport From Mac Update: The what? How To Reformat My Passport For Mac please tell me if I'm looking in the wrong place?
Then go to the Partition tab and partition it into as many partitions as you want. check over here when i plugged it in today i got the msg: the dish "wd drive" was not repairable by this computer. Apple Hardware Apple Desktops Apple Notebooks Apple TV Other Hardware and Peripherals Developer Playground iOS Development OS X - Development and Darwin « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Please type your message and try again. How To Add Files To My Passport Ultra
I backed up about 80gb with firewire 800 in about an hour. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Could I take all the info off (i could stick it on the server), reformat the drive and put it back on? his comment is here Most Liked Posts Highgord, Jun 4, 2009 Highgord macrumors newbie Joined: Apr 4, 2008 #1 Hi All, I recently moved my WD 1Tb HD from my PC to my iMac which
I plugged the HD into a Mac - it allows me to view the files and open them, however it won't let me edit, delete or add new files into the How To Add Files To My Passport On Mac Go ahead and remove all the data from the drive and then use Disk Utility to reformat as MS DOS (FAT-32) but be very careful about reformatting with Disk Utility. However, I'm puzzled...
Reply With Quote 08-02-2009,12:23 AM #3 MYmacROX View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Mar 17, 2009 Posts 3,625 Specs:2008 15" MBP Yosemite, 2012 21.5" iMac Yosemite I just set up
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Super easy and super fast. I had DH take all the stuff off the EHD onto the Windows Media Server, so I could reformat it. Thanks in advance! weblink On quick charger, which part makes it to charge quickly ?
Regards. Thanks for your help. Looking for a phone? Using Disk Utility, partition however much of the external drive you want for your MBP and format as "journaled" if you plan to use Time Machine for backup purposes.
My husband got a Windows home server, and in testing some things, he did use the EHD for a little while (he took my data off of it and then put Not thrilled about spending money on smth that used to work fine before... Normally a Western Digital hard drive of 500 GB size comes formatted from the factory as NTFS and sometimes as FAT-32. If he's doing what I do with my Win home server, the limitation of 4GB file size with FAT32 would not allow him to move a great many of his movies