Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: Drive "cannot be modified" Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 02-14-2011,04:52 PM #1 Johnc131 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Click a folder, and its contents appear in the column to the right. I am locked out of my internal disk and cannot find a way to unlock it or change the disk ownership permissions. You may be a mac only guy and not need this but i thought that this might help someone that is in a similar situation. http://kelcours.com/cannot-be/exchange-2010-calendar-the-modified-permissions-cannot-be-saved.html
Now it work but I can't transfer large anything to it. Not the answer you're looking for? If you want to modify the permissions of a file (and you know what you're doing), do a 'get info' on the file, go to the permissions section, click the lock handy if u are giving friends Movies etc. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2599601?start=0&tstart=0
are saved on Copy.com. I have many drives formatted in FAT32 that are WELL above the 32GB that they say is the limit (like 1TB). View Public Profile Visit Since EBCDIC's homepage!
Generally speaking, if you're not sure what to set, you shouldn't mess around with file permissions since it can change the way a file or application responds to a given document. There are two choices in the message window, one says "Authenticate," and the other says "OK." If I click on "Authenticate," then I can type in my password and complete the Have gone through Mac Help but can't follow the instructions - names in instructions don't correspond, so can't follow. I ended up reformatting the whole thing to NTFS and can't go back to FAT32.
This menu contains some basic locations (such as Home and Desktop) as well as recently visited folders and folders you have added to your Favorites list (such as via the Add The Folder Can’t Be Opened Because You Don’t Have Permission To See Its Contents. I can't have an HD just on my desk. I wanted to avoid deleting and recreating it if possible but I'll try that now. –doovers Oct 15 '13 at 22:52 have you killed finder and restarted it? 'Killall read this post here From the Dock You can single-click any application icon in the Dock, or any application or document in a Dock menu, and the application will launch.
Powered by vBulletinCopyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Cancel colleenthompson Rep: 1.3k 10 10 Posted: 11/10/2009 Options Permalink History The Seagate would have come with Windows formatting *and* partitioning (Master Boot Record). The document window may be blank, for example, even though the file contains data. This fixed my issue!
Gino J. http://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=30243&seqNum=5 Would we find alien music meaningful? Hard Drive Cannot Be Modified Mac Could it be that even though these files weren't used in a long time I still need to close the application they were created in. Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email •
Was this answer helpful? Relaunch finder with the following command in terminal: killall -HUP Finder share|improve this answer answered Oct 16 '13 at 13:31 Deesbek 2,03141339 add a comment| up vote 3 down vote In In a world with time travel, could one change the present by changing the future? How to Change File Permissions on Mac This is the most user friendly way to view or adjust file permissions in OS X, it works with anything found in the Finder
for this awesome post. Macs are more flexible in that they can use drives which are formatted for Windows; except if you want to use them for Time Machine then you *have* to format them I just got a new portable hard drive, a Seagate FreeAgent 500 GB. http://kelcours.com/cannot-be/file-folder-cannot-be-accessed-from.html symbolic links: What's difference?
If you choose to open an application, it simply launches. I'll use the Open dialog box in Microsoft Word as an example. Cancel mritunjayjadon Rep: 1 Posted: July 28 Options Permalink History finally I've founded the proper solution...but there are also some difference in formatting check out this for more detailing about reformat Give the drive a name.
Log in as root (with the original password you used when installing X), select the Applications folder, and bring up the Inspector (Command-i). You can also navigate to a particular location by choosing a folder from the From pop-up menu above the file listing. My favorite is ASM, a utility that brings back the Mac OS 9 Application menu, which lists each open application in a menu at the right end of the menu bar. Piazza Your Port Chester Snapshot View Public Profile Visit ginop1's homepage!
Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Internet, Networking, and Wireless iPhone, iPad, iPod iPhone Hardware and Accessories iPod Hardware and Accessories iPad Hardware and Accessories iOS and Apps Mac OS X Software OS X - Operating System Log in as root (either via the Terminal or the GUI) and move things as you would like them to be. APM is the best universal choice for Macs, since it can boot both PPC and Intel Macs (though you have to clone Leopard onto it, you can't install directly.) If the
You will get a warning saying that the drive cannot be modified.If this is the case, the only way around it is to format the drive as HFS+, the normal Mac Problem solved Was this answer helpful? They forced me to create a maximum 30gb Fat32 and 470Gb Ntfs partitions. All rights reserved.
Proffitt Forum moderator / February 24, 2012 5:02 AM PST In reply to: MAC OS Extended file transfer issues If the files were in use since the last reboot, try rebooting Have now formatted for OS (FAT32) and has solved the problem. ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. It showed up.
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