Really need to get this WD working THANKS! Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again. If you need more information just ask and I'll add additional information. 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, get redirected here
Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic So when i reformat i need to format in FAT-32? share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply MarkMS, Jun 4, 2009 MarkMS macrumors 6502a Joined: Aug 30, 2006 #3 I think the external drive is Any ideas?
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 since FAT32 won't transfer files over 4gb I'm wondering If i use paragon, do i STILL NEED TO FORMAT IT? Thank you in advance.
You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. How To Put Files On My Passport For Mac This will allow you to use Time Machine for automatic scheduled backups. Unless someone changed the file format, it should still be read and write. Go back to my first reply to you and follow the advice I gave about getting Paragon NTFS.
If you need any more help, just post back. Can't Transfer Files From Mac To Wd Passport If yours came the same way, you would not be able to write to it by default. could something have happened in that transition, do you think? Thanks for your help.
Aug 27, 2010 2:24 PM in response to stack176 Level 6 (8,360 points) Aug 27, 2010 2:24 PM in response to stack176 Welcome to Apple Discussions!Have you tried reformatting it? Get More Info Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 09-22-2010,01:19 PM #1 Lyoshka View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Oct 27, 2008 Posts 36 Changing permissions on WD Passport? Make hubbie reformat it back to FAT32 or have him cough up the $20. Used too have a 745 gtx? 6 answers WHAT IS A COMPUTER SERVER, AS IN HILLARY CLINTONS CASE? 4 answers Will this power supply and motherboard work together? 4 answers More How To Add Files To My Passport Ultra
Ask a question usually answered in minutes! We reformatted using this link and it worked: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3865/session/L3RpbWUvMTQwNjc0MzE0Mi9zaWQvSzVPS01CLWw=/kw/how%20to%20format%20a%20drive%20for%20mac Follow the instructions and it will work like magic! 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 http://ibuildsystem.com/how-to/western-digital-harddrive-cannot-copy-files.php Super easy and super fast.
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It'll take 30-40 seconds and it'll be ready to copy onto and work with. I want to use my WD hard drive with both mac and other operating system? And how can I fix it? How To Save Files To My Passport On Mac Used too have a 745 gtx? 6 answers WHAT IS A COMPUTER SERVER, AS IN HILLARY CLINTONS CASE? 4 answers Will this power supply and motherboard work together? 4 answers More
DH is a computer tech and didn't reformat the drive on purpose, so I don't know how at some point the WD went haywire lol Either way, I was able to I have also installed the WD_Drive_Manager_Installer_3_1_0_1x.zip file as i am using Mavericks. Reply With Quote 10-04-2010,03:59 PM #11 Lyoshka View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Oct 27, 2008 Posts 36 thanks, guys! http://ibuildsystem.com/how-to/wd-passport-cannot-copy.php Yes, you have to format it.
Some people say cable, but it sounds a bit strange to me...? Got to utilities in applications. 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 I have a ton of files on it that won t fit on my Mac that I got from my old PC.
The item "file im trying to move" cannot be moved because "WD drive" cannot be modified. Format it to "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" for your Macbook Pro. Welcome to Mac-Forums! You can only upload a photo (png, jpg, jpeg) or a video (3gp, 3gpp, mp4, mov, avi, mpg, mpeg, rm).
WD 4TB External Hard Drive is read only for my Mac. 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 Post back and we'll try again. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply jackerin, Jun 4, 2009 jackerin macrumors 6502a Joined: Jun 29, 2008 Location: Finland #2 My guess the drive
Internet, Networking, and Wireless iPhone, iPad, iPod iPhone Hardware and Accessories iPod Hardware and Accessories iPad Hardware and Accessories iOS and Apps Mac OS X Software OS X - Operating System Format the drive in exFAT so you can read / write on both windows and Mac computers festerovicOct 20, 2011, 5:07 AM HugoStiglitz said: The drive will be NTFS formatted which Open Disk Utility (in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder) and click on the WD drive by brand name. Then go to the Partition tab and partition it into as many partitions as you want.
Some people say cable, but it sounds a bit strange to me...? Read More AndyPacSep 13, 2013, 6:27 PM This is pretty easy. I had the exact same issue and your instructions were perfect. MacFUSE is much better and faster than NTFS-3G share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply (You must log in or sign up to post