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    Can' t Transfer files to an external hard drive
    Tried drag and dropping and copy and pasting. Also switched to Mac from Windows. I don't want re-format or format my hard drive.

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Well, if your external hard is formatted to NTFS (which it probably is) you're either going to have to format it for your Mac or purchase a driver so you can write to it. Mac OS X can read but not write to NTFS. Paragon Software sells a driver which we recommend - price is $19.95. You can purchase it from here.

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