04-29-2009, 04:08 AM #1
having problem with my portable hdd..
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- Apr 09, 2008
I havent had this problem before. But now everytime I try to transfer items from my macbook to my external hdd (western digital scorpio blue in enclosure) it get to a certain point and then it just stops. in order to get it started agin I have to uplug it and try again. I have used different chords but still nothing. Any help would be appreciated. Also it is formatted to FAT32.
04-29-2009, 04:05 PM #2
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- Jan 23, 2008
- Keller, Texas
- Late 2013 27" iMac, iPad 3, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, Sierra
How large are the files that you're trying to transfer? FAT-32 formatted drives are limited to a file size of around 4 GB. That limitation does not apply for drives formatted to HFS+ or NTFS.
If the file sizes are OK and the drive is quitting anyway, the problem may be hardware related. Run Disk Utility from Applications, Utilities, and do a verify and repair of the drive.
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