Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Sep 25, 2012
    Trouble Opening a Secured USB Key
    I recently bought an iMAC desktop computer after years of using a windows based computer. I have 2 Verbatim USB keys containing photos which were loaded on my old computer. One key, which is not passcode protected opens immediately when inserted into a port on the back of the computer but the other which is passcode protected does not. Instead, a V-Safe 100.exe icon appears in the public zone window. When I open this I get a script page which says this program cannot be run in DOS mode followed by many lines of indecipherable script. Any help overcoming this problem would be greatly appreciated.

  2. #2

    vansmith's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2008
    Early 2015 13" rMBP
    You can't run Windows executables on a Mac unless you happen to be running Windows in something like a VM or through Boot Camp.

    The simple solution here would be to find a Windows machine and copy the files over. Do you have access to a Windows machine?
    Important Links: Community Guidelines : Use the reputation system if you've been helped.
    M-F Blog :: Write for the blog
    Writing a Quality Post

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Sep 25, 2012
    Many Thanks
    Yes, I still have my old windows based computer out in the garage. I'll dust it off today and do as you suggest. Thank you very much for your help

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Opening encrypted files off a USB key
    By katinto in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-19-2012, 03:44 PM
  2. Trouble with USB key on Parallels running XP
    By elie222 in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-13-2010, 03:43 PM
  3. Hot key for opening a file?
    By jhonrox in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-16-2009, 02:15 AM
  4. Trouble opening applications
    By Blamez in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-17-2009, 12:55 AM
  5. .ra format... trouble opening
    By TOYOTA in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-24-2005, 01:31 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts