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  1. S

    SSD showing incorrect usage

    Hello on the board, Could someone cast some light on this situation on a Macbook Pro (2017) running Mojave. My drive is 1TB, my Apps use 60Gb, my Library is 231 GB, System is 10 GB and Users is 176GB. This totals 477GB, but my drive reads that 783GB is used. Have I missed something here or...
  2. BasilFawlty

    Replacement app for Drive Genius?

    Since Drive Genius apparently won't work with OS 10.15, I'm looking for a good replacement for Drive Genius, if such a thing exists that will work on 10.15?
  3. X

    "The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer"

    Hello all, I have a 4TB drive that I have been using for about one year and half. It worked fine until this morning, when I unplugged it after selecting Force Eject and plugged it in again, it shows "The dish you inserted was not readable by this computer". Both my macbook and iMac indicated...
  4. Z

    flash drive speeds

    Is there any way to find out how fast are usb flash drives are? Perhaps there are apps that can benchmark read & write speeds etc?
  5. Sirious

    Can't eject drives as normal

    Hey all, I'm having an issue with Catalina and using USB flash drives. When I have finished my work, I quit all apps and go to eject it as normal (drag to Bin etc) and usually this works. However since updating to Catalina, I am being FORCED to click 'Force Eject' because apparently an app is...
  6. nemoryoliver

    USB 3.1 Gen 2 External SSD as Boot Drive

    Anyone here using a 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2 SSD Enclosure with NVMe PCIe SSD as the Boot Drive? Is building a drive like this better than using a Samsung T5 you think? Will this be reliable for long term?
  7. BoomerM3

    iPad Can't Use External Drive - Cable, power, or Beta?

    I'm running iOS 13 public beta 2 on an iPad Pro (11" 2018). I want to be able to read and write to my WD Passport 1Tb drive (formatted NTFS). Plugging it in, I see the power light on the drive but nothing on the iPad. I have tested it with several cables - no effect. I assume it's getting...
  8. Arthur82

    Windows 10 Install fail /BootCamp/ iMac 5k 27 2017 / Fusion Drive

    Hi, I have a problem installing Windows 10 with BOOTCAMP, first the process was good, lowers the compatibility software, creates the partitions well and restarts to install windows. But when it arrives at the installation it does not detect my hard disk, it goes from accepting the terms of the...
  9. L

    All iPads All Things iPadOS File System Thread

    What does everyone think? Some time back it was rumoured that we'd see enhanced functionality with the USB-C port, and many took that to mean we'll be able to use external storage. After Gurman's roundup of iOS 13 features, which made no mention of it, it seems talk of this feature (if we can...
  10. I

    HDD size limitation for 3,1? Should 6tb be okay?

    Hello. The question is can I use a 6tb drive in my early 2008 3,1 mac pro? If not, what is the largest drive I can use? I have a 3,1 with an SSD boot drive in a pci slot and have a couple 2tb drives and a 1tb drive in 3 of the bays. I bought a 6tb drive without thinking there might be an issue...
  11. W

    What drive do I have? Got pics of the info but can't understand it!

    Hi! I have a 2017 iMac 27 inch. I have been told (by the seller) that my drive is a 1TB fusion drive. I've tried to find out from clicking on things but I feel like I'm getting conflicting information. Here's what Disc Utility says: Here's what 'storage' says: That seems weird because...
  12. Sankel

    I've messed up my Fusion Drive. What to do?

    Hi Guys, When I bought my iMac last year, I wanted to run Linux, Windows and MacOS on my Mac. Some things worked, some things didn't work. I recently gave up. But now I just want to restore my Fusion Drive as if it came out of the factory. This is my diskutil list when in MacOS and logged in...
  13. iglaoftheninth

    External SSD issue: EFI partition missing after reformatting, now can't be read altogether

    (MacBook Pro 13" late 2013, 8 GB RAM, i5 2.4 GHz) Hi all! I recently got a 1 TB Seagate Backup Plus external SSD and was planning to install Mojave on it. After plugging it in for the first time, I opened Disk Utility to change the partition map from MBR to GUID and then started up the...
  14. iglaoftheninth

    External SSD issue: EFI partition missing after reformatting, now can't be read altogether

    (MacBook Pro 13" late 2013, 8 GB RAM, i5 2.4 GHz) Hi all! I recently got a 1 TB Seagate Backup Plus external SSD and was planning to install Mojave on it. After plugging it in for the first time, I opened Disk Utility to change the partition map from MBR to GUID and then started up the...
  15. dood_son

    Internal SSD not showing while booted from external drive

    Hello all, FACTS: I am trying to clone an external volume (located on a USB 3,5" 500GB HDD SATA drive) to an internal SSD flash drive of my A1398 15" Macbook Pro (mid-2014, 2.8 GHz i7, dedicated graphics). The problem that I am getting is that once booted from the external volume (a CCC clone...
  16. K

    How to download full resolution photos from icloud drive?

    Hello guys, I recently got the 200 GB icloud storage plan in order to make backups in the cloud and upload all of my photos there. All of my photos are already uploaded to the cloud its about 20 GB. I checked how much storage I used on my phone for photos its 20 GB as well. So I assume that all...
  17. J

    Dual nvme drive pcie card on 2009/2010 Mac Pro

    Hi there! I am planning on buying a 2009/2010 Mac Pro for my editing and color grading work. Since these computers now support nvme boot drives I have decided to go with a samsung evo 970. I have bought a pcie card that can hold two drives at once, hoping that I could raid 0 them to gain more...
  18. Nercos85

    iPhone 7(+) iCloud to iCloud drive data...?

    Hey guys! Lately, I'm struggling with migrating my info from my iPhone 4, my current phone (yes, 2010 FTW...), to my 7+, that is my new one. With all the photos and videos I haven't had trouble since I connected the old phone to the PC and downloaded them in a moment. I also have other apps in...
  19. J

    Benefits of Separating OS/Applications drive from Media drive

    I’m looking to purchase a new iMac 2017 5K with 1tb of ssd for 4K video editing. Because the source files of the projects I will be working on will be below 500gb for any given project, I would like to utilize the fast internal nvme as an active media drive AND OS/Application drive (I will...
  20. liorp

    Once and for all: Does MacOS Mojave work with Fusion Drives?

    What's up, ya'll? :cool: I have a 2017 iMac with a fusion drive. I'm currently still running Sierra on it, because apparently, High Sierra's APFS doesn't support fusion drives. I read that Mojave (10.14) introduces APFS support for fusion drives. Thing is, all I've read about this has been...