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First: Copy the files on the harddrive onto your mac desktop Second: Go to Finder -> applications -> Utilities -> disk Utilities 3rd: select your hard drive on the left hand Just click on "S.M.A.R.T" and see what's green and what's not. Cannot copy files from external HDD Discussion in 'Storage' started by GSquadron, Dec 12, 2012. It's hard to think of a more powerful, less dangerous tool for liberty..." - Esther Dyson Back to top #15 Carbot Carbot Topic Starter Members 14 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:44

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Reboot the computer and open them in Windows to see if they copied correctly and are not corrupted. Also, run the WD Lifeguard Diagnostics on the two external drives. What brand and model is it?

This is pretty depressing. That's great news! Any partitions with open files, especially the system drive (usually C:) should ask you to reboot in order to check. How To Add Files To My Passport On Mac by ammoon / August 28, 2010 10:20 AM PDT In reply to: Any error messages?

My local hard drive has two partitions, C:/ (OS) and D :/. Can't Copy Files To External Hard Drive Mac TimTools99 212,491 views 3:15 Migrate Data from PC to Mac [HOW TO] - Duration: 16:22. The file or folder will be highlighted. Thanks for any help you can give me.

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Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top PDMayton Posts: 15 This post has been reported. Run it and look under the attributes tab. How To Transfer Files To Wd My Passport From Mac The hard drive itself i believe is not corrupted because it was working fine in the laptop and starting to suck when copying after i starting connecting it via USB3.So it Paragon For Ntfs Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2010 1:29 AM PDT In reply to: no copying/moving data from my external hard drive Since the copies (of what?) seem to be corrupted after

Even if i skip, it won't work. get redirected here I have given myself all permissions needed, as in the other threads. You cant read smart data. Hopefully Gsmartcontrol will show the disk as okay. How To Add Files To My Passport Ultra

I'm thinking whs had a typo and was suggesting that your drives or USB ports might be *failing*. Get the answer Gregory_2Sep 28, 2015, 10:42 AM Have you tried software called Long Path Tool, it is absolute solution for such kind of errors. I did that twice, I started the process maybe on 7:30 am, and then I checked it on 5:00 pm and it hasn't finished yet, however I let it working, and http://bovbjerg.net/how-to/wd-passport-cannot-copy-files-mac.php Ask a new question Read More Storage External Hard Drive Related Resources Permissions issue: Cannot open or copy files from External hard drive I cannot copy files to external hard drive

That is NOT something to be ignored. Can't Transfer Files From Mac To Wd Passport Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. If you do not feel comfortable doing the steps shown in the following links, depending on your drive model, have somebody else do it for you.

I cannot copy any file of any size on to that 1TB hard-drive, eventhough it has more than 400 GB free (out of 931GB actual size).

But here is a warning, although I know people who use both Mac and PC and use drives in FAT32 between both of them, I have seen data or file corruption Less likely, but still possible, it could be electronics. Is this not an obstacle? Can't Copy Files From External Hard Drive To Computer Back to top #4 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 14,943 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:44 PM Posted 10 November 2014 - 04:11 PM I only recommended GsmartControl because I am not familiar with

This feature is not available right now. Then maybe on 11:00 pm the explorer showed an error message and it asked me to restart, so I restarted it, and then all the error checking working just went away!4: All rights reserved. my review here Is it possible for a diesel engine computer to detect (and prevent) a runaway condition?

Right-click on the file that you want to copy and choose Copy "[Item Name]". Cable does not look bad. TheRealEddieV 329,025 views 2:31 Hard Drive: 1- Transferring Files - Duration: 13:44. Burn the iso file in Windows 7 by right clicking and selecting Burn Image.

Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community. PS: I can already read from the drive using either OS however only Win XP is able to write on the drive--which i would like to remedy. If that was enabled then you are out of luck. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple

But when I open and copy files from the drive to the mac it works.How do I fix this without formatting the drive ?Will setting up the time machine of my A small dialog will open asking if you want to copy or move. I have an external hard drive with basically all of my things on it, all my photos, documents, etc. Various info that might help: I tried running the utility from right click > properties > tools > error checking on the hard drive, but it seemed to freeze.

Always keep another copy (or two!) at some other place.2. Please try again later. Odd characters, or a path too many levels deep. Some files were added to the drive years ago, some were added only months ago.

In case the answer did not answer your question, you can always visit the WD Community for help from WD users. Please help. ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. I don't expect Bob's Linux suggestion (see below) to work, but it's worth a try.

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