Cant transfer files from mac to hard drive

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Operating Systems. General Help. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Futhark macrumors Original poster. Jun 12, 1, Northern Ireland.

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Hi all, i've run into a dilemma today and i was wondering if anyone else has experienced this issue? NewbieCanada macrumors Oct 9, 2, Futhark said:.

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NewbieCanada said:. Is the drive formatted for Mac or Windows? If you run the disk utilty, you can check on this. Last edited: Jul 6, Arelunde macrumors a.

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Jul 6, 28 CA Central Coast. It works ok on my MBP.

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Join , subscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles. You have a brand new high-capacity flash drive that can store more than the hard drive of your first three computers combined, but when you go to copy a large file it denies you. What gives?

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We can certainly understand your frustration: here you were all ready to copy the files and then it just ground to a halt with a relatively cryptic message. We can not only solve the mystery of the stubborn file but show you how to fix it in the process. A file system, which is a separate thing from an operating system and other mechanisms on a computer, is an organizational scheme used to control how data is stored and retrieved on a a given storage medium like a hard disk, a DVD disc, or a removable flash drive. There are a multitude of file systems in the world that have features big and small that are useful and even mission critical to the applications they are used in such as native error checking and correction, journaling, permission schemes, and more.