11-21-2010, 09:05 AM #1
Can't Move Files From My External HD
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- Nov 20, 2010
I'm a first time user of MacForums and I'm hoping some of you can help me. I recently partitioned my external HD into a Mac portion and PC portion. After two weeks of problem free use, the other day it gave me an error message when I was copying a folder into the PC portion. The files in the folder looked normal but didn't route to the proper content. The larger problem was this: I could no longer move the files on the PC portion of my hard drive. I couldn't move them within the partition, I couldn't move them to my Mac desktop, and I couldn't delete them. A white circle with a white bar through it (like a 'no-smoking' sign) appears over my mouse pointer when I try to move them. The files still read properly, with the exception of the files which wouldn't route properly (I deleted them, by the way).
11-21-2010, 09:33 AM #2
Welcome to the forums.
Any error messages ?
What is the file system of the PC partition ( FAT32, NTFS, ...) ?
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11-29-2010, 09:16 AM #3
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