hard drive on old mac problem

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old macbook 10.5.8 is saying the seagate backup lpus cannot be modified when i try to move i tunes library or anything onto it
 

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2011 17" MBP 2.2ghz, 16gig ram, OS 10.11.6
How full the is the hard drive (gigs used & gigs free)? And other problems/symptoms with the computer?

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Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
Is it brand new and out of the box?

Have you reformatted it to Mac format in disk utility - it maybe formatted as Windows NTFS (which would make it read only on a Mac)
 

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@louishen where have you been? Don't tell me you have a life outside of computers??? lol.
 
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in disk utility it won't let me convert, the icon is not highlighted, its straight put of box, meant to be ok for macs ...oh dear
 

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