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I am trying to copy some files from one external hard drive to another. But when I try to copy something, it says:

Item "xxxx" cannot be copied, because "xxxx" cannot be modified."

This is from a hard drive I was using in Windows if that matters. What can I do to move these files, I was hoping to format and use the one hard drive for time machine.

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What are the file systems on each hard drive? I'm guessing one of them is NTFS, which would explain why OS X can read from it but not write to it.


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That was it, the one drive it FAT32, but the one I am copying to is NTFS.

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