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OS 10.5 - How can I backup DMG file to external drive?


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I have a dmg that I am trying to backup to an external drive but it keeps giving me a window saying it will not let me. The file is almost 7 gb. I am running OSX 10.5.6 leopard. Any help would be great.
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If your external drive is formatted as FAT32, it has a 4GB file size limit. You'll not be able to back it up to that drive.

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it is FAT32. how can i change this to allow the file size transfer?
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I'm going to assume that the dmg is a legal copy of CS4.

You will have to format the drive with an appropriate filesystem - try HFS+.
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