External HDD Sharing & Permissions

Discussion in 'macOS' started by 24vDiMo, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. 24vDiMo macrumors newbie

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    why is the sharing & permissions section not editable?

    on another machine i have an external HDD that is marked read only in this section.
    there seems to be no way of changing it.
    :confused::confused::confused:
     
  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5

    wrldwzrd89

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    Solon, OH
    #2
    The format is FAT32, which does not support permissions at all, let alone the OS X implementation.
     

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