COMMUNITY RULES Writing a Quality Post Reply With Quote 09-24-2010,08:17 AM #10 bobtomay View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Dec 22, 2006 Location Texas, where else? Same as FAT, you will need to back up the files since they get deleted during the format, format to Mac OS Extended, then drag back the old files. We also boast an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms. 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
mjppp 2010-03-03 07:29:45 UTC #2 Hey, It may just be that you have to reformat your harddrive. If it's too complicated I'm probably better off just returning it and buying another Passport drive. 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!
What is connectivity hardware? If I format it will I be able to read and write from both PC and Mac? You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Can't Transfer Files From Mac To Wd Passport Hard Drive doesn't work on a mac?
Check the link below for the steps http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/291/session/L3RpbWUvMTM1NDQ3NzE1Mi9zaWQvNzEycExMY2w%3D Joe_S 2012-12-02 21:25:29 UTC #3 There is also software for the Mac that will allow you to fully use the drive as is. How To Put Files On My Passport For Mac Does this have something to do with this whole partitioning/formatting process? Once installed on your Mac, the WD will allow read and write access. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply MarkCooz, Jul 22, 2009 MarkCooz macrumors 6502a Joined: Jul 12, 2009 Location: California #8 I need help so
Another solution is to format to Mac OS Extended. Paragon For Ntfs You can only upload a photo or a video. Go back to my first reply to you and follow the advice I gave about getting Paragon NTFS. Trending Now Chicago Cubs Michael Buble Barbara Bush Justin Bieber Alicia Keys Online MBA Apple Store Credit Cards Cable TV Maya Angelou Answers Best Answer: Did u format the HDD first?
It's turning out to be a bit of a pain. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. How To Transfer Files To Wd My Passport From Mac More questions Why is my Mac Hard drive full? How To Reformat My Passport For Mac If you need more information just ask and I'll add additional information.
Paying too much for broadband? navigate to this website Now all i want to do is manually select files form my mac and put them onto the drive. This discussion is locked stack176 Level 1 (0 points) Q: Troueble with an external hard drive (WD Elements) Hello,This is my first time posting for help and upfront I'm If yours came the same way, you would not be able to write to it by default. How To Add Files To My Passport Ultra
Hi, all! i just bought a new MacBook Pro (OSX 10.5.7) but when i try to move things from my MacBook to my WD external hard drive (500GB firewire) i get the error Normally a Western Digital hard drive of 500 GB size comes formatted from the factory as NTFS and sometimes as FAT-32. More about the author Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Other Hardware and Peripherals Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements Community
Maybe hubbie reformatted the drive from FAT-32 to NTFS when he used it with his Windows home server? How To Add Files To My Passport On Mac Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutes Photo should be smaller than 5mb Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutesPhoto should be smaller than 5mb Related Questions WD HARD DRIVE 500GB So when i reformat i need to format in FAT-32?
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 Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again. Actually, there is a way. How To Save Files To My Passport On Mac share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply geoffreak, Jul 23, 2009 geoffreak macrumors 68020 Joined: Feb 8, 2008 #9 MarkCooz, read my previous post.
Super easy and super fast. I need to back up my iPhoto (9) library, and when i try to drag it onto WD Passport, I get the message that the whatever folder I'm using cannot be Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again. click site What does this mean exactly?
since FAT32 won't transfer files over 4gb I'm wondering If i use paragon, do i STILL NEED TO FORMAT IT? I have a WD "my passport" external hard drive and it works completely fine on a pc. I'm just stomped as to how it went from read and write to read only... The time now is 11:13 PM.
Trending I have an i7-4790k processor with 16 gb of ram. 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. COMMUNITY RULES Writing a Quality Post Reply With Quote 09-23-2010,04:36 PM #6 Lyoshka View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Oct 27, 2008 Posts 36 Thank you for your continued support... Reply With Quote 09-23-2010,10:47 PM #9 chscag View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jan 23, 2008 Location Keller, Texas Posts 49,938 Specs:Late 2013 27" iMac, iPad 3, iPhone 6s+, iPhone
Current format NTFS. I would like to be able to keep using the drive on both OS's for storage. but w/e fine with me what is the cap size for ntfs? Is there a way for me to avoid having to pay $20 for the driver? Welcome to Mac-Forums!
The item "file im trying to move" cannot be moved because "WD drive" cannot be modified. Then go to the Partition tab and partition it into as many partitions as you want. Please help. thanks, i'll look into getting the driver.
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