Thread: Error code -50
07-05-2011, 08:08 PM #1
Error code -50
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- Feb 11, 2009
I am trying to move several GB from an eHDD to a NAS box using Finder.
Most data transfers fine. However, several times I get an Error Code -50 when trying to copy the data.
I found the support page explaining that using the Terminal and some codes may help.
However, I do not know how to do this and it is probably not worth my time to figure out how.
Does anyone have any other suggestions? It is rather annoying that a simple function of copying data is not trouble-free.
07-05-2011, 09:33 PM #2
Using the cp command is explained at the bottom of this Apple KB article (start where it says "To use the cp command , follow these steps"). Ignore the fact that the article says the solution pertains to OS X 10.1 - the command still works the same way.
07-06-2011, 12:06 AM #3
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- Aug 05, 2008
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Dragging and dropping is a simple action but copying data is not a simple function. You might try copying the files to your Mac first, then from there to the NAS.
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