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Click erase.That should do you.P Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - External Hard drive to iMac by nomadd74 / September 27, 2008 11:48 AM PDT In reply to: The downside is that you will lose ALL the data that is on the drive at the time of formatting. If I format it will I be able to read and write from both PC and Mac? If it was formatted as FAT32 both a PC and a Mac can read and write to it but up to 4 GB at a time I think. have a peek here

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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 OSX and Linux will read an NTFS partition but at this time not write to it. FAT, FAT16, NTFS, HFS+ (Mac)?P Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - MAC OS Extended file transfer issues by FrankieGhoul / February 24, 2012 4:34 AM PST In reply Ntfs Mac Free Trending Now Election results Senate race results Hillary Clinton Donald Trump 2016 Crossovers Auto Insurance Quotes Christmas wreaths Angelina Jolie Vladimir Putin Dating Sites Answers Best Answer: The reason you are

help Reply With Quote 03-24-2010,04:19 AM #6 Collin Bl View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Since Apr 07, 2009 Location Napier NZ Posts 3,301 Specs:27 iMac+Thunderbolt, iMac 20, 2TB Paragon Driver For Mac If it was formatted as FAT32 both a PC and a Mac can read and write to it but up to 4 GB at a time I think. err, what?! I use it as backup for my Mac and PC.

When I choose applications, utilities and then the hard drive, it just opens up the hard drive and doesn't give me the erase option. Ntfs For Mac If so is it formatted NTFS? DJ Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Buddyme2 Buddyme2 Members 646 posts ONLINE Local time:06:40 PM Posted 19 August 2007 - Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map Contact Apple Register Help Remember Me?

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this was an IPhoto Library an Album also is there a way to see how many photos I had backed up on a certain day compared to what I have now-another Reply With Quote 12-23-2008,08:10 PM #3 [email protected] View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Dec 23, 2008 Posts 2 How do you switch the format? How To Change External Hard Drive From Read Only Mac For the Mac to write to the disk it would have to be formatted to a FAT32 format for a Mac to write to it. #2 Satcomer, Apr 4, 2006 Mac Write To Ntfs I ran into the same issue July 24 by AJ If I format it then it erases all my photos !!!

This makes storage and organization more complicated than it has to be. navigate here Could it be that even though these files weren't used in a long time I still need to close the application they were created in. I had the same problem using a cheap USB drive on a Mac after using it for a while with PCs. OS X :: Saving Modified Pdf Files Using Preview MacBook Pro :: Can't Move Files Into Hard Drive? How To Copy Files From Mac To External Hard Drive Without Formatting

Is it NTFS? Trying to move iTunes Music directory and iPhoto to new external hard drive. Stay logged in Mac Support Forums Mac Help Forums Hardware & Peripherals Home Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Privacy Policy Top Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 XenForo Ltd. Check This Out Jun 8, 2012 I need to move my iTunes library from one external disk to another, because the original disk is about to fail.

Make sure there is only one partition set up, then click Partition. Tuxera Ntfs And if you did, it's very not funny for you. I had the exact same issue and your instructions were perfect.

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Reply With Quote 04-14-2010,08:11 PM #10 becbirdie View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Apr 14, 2010 Posts 2 Well I found how to do it and did it and it Intel Mac :: Move All Files Onto External Hard Drive? Preview my answer Post my answer View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 175 Past 7 Days: 1,428 Past 30 Days: 7,656 All Time: 208,002 22,498 Free Manuals 88,987 Solutions 6,809 Devices iFixit Paragon Ntfs For Mac It showed up.

what can I do now? You can not post a blank message. If you'd like to use the drive on both Macs and PCs, and aren't going to need it to hold individual files greater than 4GB, then I would suggest making the http://tcsmacs.net/hard-drive/i-cannot-access-my-hard-drive.php A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.