|Nov 27, 2011, 03:39 PM||#1|
Can't copy files to external hard drive....
*edit* Just figured it out after a lot of tinkering, please delete.
Mac newbie here!
I just bought a 13 inch MacBook Air, and so far I love it. There are; however, a few things that I have no idea how to do:
I backed up all my PC files to an external hard drive. When I plug in the external hard drive to the Mac I can see them all, but I can't copy any files from my new MacBook Air to the external HD. I downloaded a few videos to the Mac, and when I try to drop them into the external HD I just see a circle with a slash though it. How can I get them onto the drive?
Thank you so much,
Last edited by Amadore; Nov 27, 2011 at 04:38 PM.
|Nov 27, 2011, 05:11 PM||#2|
NTFS (Windows NT File System)
|Nov 27, 2011, 11:28 PM||#3|
On the PC, copy the files off of the External HDD and reformat as ExFat. Copy the files back on, and both PC and Mac will be able to read/write.
2010 iMac 27" i5 16Gb - iPhone 3GS - Samsung Galaxy Nexus (don't hate!) Airport Extreme Base Station Airport Express
|Nov 27, 2011, 11:33 PM||#4|
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