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    Member Since
    Jun 30, 2009
    Hadlow Tonbridge
    Machine Name: iBook G4 Machine Model: PowerBook6,3 CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (3.3) Number Of CPUs:
    Angry External Hardrive
    Merry Christmas everyone !!!

    I have an iBook G4.... I have an external hardrive problem, transfering any files to it. Warning comes up saying something about permissions can anyone advise me please. I use the Ex HD as a backup store. used to use it on my XP windows laptop.


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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    The drive is probably formatted to NTFS which means that it is read only from your iBook. Use Disk Utility to reformat it to either FAT-32 or HFS extended.


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