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    Windows 10 Bootcamp cant eject usb Drive

    Does anyone have any solution or stop it from redoing steps? This was working months ago, now it doesn't work for me. Never did had the option right click drive to "eject", only see "format". Like I can get it to eject work, but having to redo any type of solution results in the same stucked...
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    Time Capsule disk into exFat

    Hi, i have a Apple Time Capsule with 3 TB hard drive. I want to backup my videos and movies to time capsule, but it hard drive in FAT32 and i can't store files larger than 4 GB. Сan i format it into exFat? Please help.
  3. Populus

    Most versatile HDD File System

    Hello. I've been struggling for many years to choose a file format that suits best an external Hard Drive that is aimed to be read not only by macOS and iOS, but also by my TV, which has USB connectors. All my external hard drives are now formatted with the APFS file system, except this 2TB...
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    Problem with MacBook & Windows File System Incompatibilities

    Hi, I have a Jungle Disk cloud backup of a MacBook containing around 4,500 files (6.5 GB) in a typical folder structure, but no access to the MacBook itself. I'm a Windows user and would like to store and use these files on my Windows machine. I'd also like my current PC backups to...
  5. Kento726

    Trying to create a backup from External Drive A (exFAT) to External Drive B (Mac OS ExtendJournaled)

    Hi! I need some help in deciding on how to go about in creating a back up of my hard drive. I would REALLY appreciate any help!! Scenario: -I have a desktop external HD WD MyBook 4TB (Let's call this HD-A) that I used to store all of my work and images -This drive is formatted as an exFAT...
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    Transfer files from HFS+ to EXFAT

    Hello, I have a Macbook Pro and just got a new PC to use at home. I transferred photos from an external HFS+ HDD (HDD1) to an external EXFAT HDD (HDD2). The idea is to reformat HDD1 as NTFS, shuck it, and place it into the PC. However there are some discrepancies between the two drives that are...
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    WD 2TB External Hard Drive with ExFat Format takes more than 5 mins to Mount on Mac OS

    Hi, I own a WD 2 TB External Hard Drive which, I have formatted it with ExFat partition. On trying to connect the drive to my Mac (macOS High Sierra), it takes more than 5 mins to show on desktop. I have one partition of NTFS on the same drive, which appears in 10 secs. Can some one suggest...
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    WD 2TB External Hard Drive with ExFat Format takes more than 5 mins to Mount on Mac OS

    Hi, I own a WD 2 TB External Hard Drive which, I have formatted it with ExFat partition. On trying to connect the drive to my Mac (macOS High Sierra), it takes more than 5 mins to show on desktop. I have one partition of NTFS on the same drive, which appears in 10 secs. Can some one suggest...
  9. supergaia

    can i use time machine on a exfat volume?

    Hi can i use time machine and set the destination to a exfat volume? here there is an article , but my volume is formatted with data http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20140415132734925 the tutorial shows how use an exfat volume but the author give this command hdiutil create -size...
  10. R

    Drive sharing between MAC and WINDOWS

    Hi All, This is my very first post, and hope it is appropriate for this part of the Forum. I needed to upgrade from my old windows Desktop & Laptop Windows 10 PC's and decided to take the plunge and go for a top of the range MacBook Pro to hopefully replace both systems. I'm relatively happy...
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    ExFAT formatted SD card not recognizing space

    I'm trying to Homebrew my Nintendo Wii, and a 2 GB or under SD card is required. However, the Wii will also recognize 4 GB cards if enough junk is put on it. I'm attempting to do this with my Optima 4GB SD Card on Mac OS X, El Capitan (v. 10.11.6). After formatting it to ExFAT, I put a 1.28 GB...
  12. GiddeliMac

    macOS Sierra sees boxed question marks on files saved by Windows on USB

    I saved the files shown above on a USB drive that has been ExFAT-formatted. The files were saved to it while I was using a Windows 10 PC. After I saved them, I tried to open them on my iMac (macOS Sierra Version 10.12.5). I could not. And I noticed the boxed question marks. I deleted the...
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    Copying from External HD (EXFAT) to MAC

    My external HD is a exfat file format, when i try and copy from that to my MAC, it says 'cannot copy file, the file already exists'. But obviously it doesnt. copy to the HD is fine but not from the HD. any suggestions or tips? thanks
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    "The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer"

    I have 2 hard drives which I copy all my Final Cut Pro projects to. I use these drives with Windows 10 as well, so they are in exFAT. One of the drives now comes up with this message when I boot up: "The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer." It gives options to Initialize...
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    Safari cannot browse connected drive

    Hi, I've recently had this problem: I cannot save downloaded file to connected external hard drives, the drives don't show eject symbol and when I click on them, they show nothing. This can be solve by restarting Safari but just temporarily, it comes back after a couple of minutes. I have 3...
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    Change HDD in hfs+ in fat/exfat without format?

    Can I change my USB HDD formatted in hfs+ (mac os x journaled) in windows compatible formats? Like Exfat for istance? Without formatting hdd and losing the datas inside?
  17. davidwellens

    Resolved Constantly repairing ExFat drive on OSX

    Hi, I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but I think it kind of is? Any way, please let me know if it isn't. We use an ExFat drive for editing and we constantly need to repair its files and permissions before we can mount it on OSX again. The reason it's ExFat formatted is because a...