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Transferring files from a thumb drive


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Hi:

I have files on my thumb drive that were saved on a PC.

I put the thumb drive in the USB port on my Mac, but when I open the file it says the file can't be found.

What do I need to do to allow me open them?

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Ooops it would mean that you would need to copy the files off before formatting the flash drive and then copy them back.

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What you need to do is make sure that the thumb drive is formatted to fat16 or fat32 and not ntfs.

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What you need to do is make sure that the thumb drive is formatted to fat16 or fat32 and not ntfs.
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