Partition disk 2 TB external hard
I have an external HD 2 TB Seagate, which was initially set up with Windows 7 pro NTFS. I have about 400 GB of mainly video files that I want to save. I'd like to partition the drive with the windows files and use about half of it for my Mac. I only use my Mac desktop / ElCapitan latest version since June of 2015 and gradually I got used.
And help with this would be greatly appreciated. Please advise!
When you want to share a disk with Mac and PC, you must reformat the partition of the disk from scratch, so you must save video files on the other drive first.
While that hurry to catch a flight, I accidentally disconnected my external hard drive (which I use for time machine backups) before ejecting. Now the House, the time machine backup does not recognize my external hard drive. I went into disk utility to try to repair the disk. Here's what he said:
Verification and repair card partition for "Time Machine external HDD ' Verification of prerequisitesChecking map of partition partition listAdjusting to adapt to any disk as a requiredChecking for a partitionChecking of the system EFI sizeChecking of the system partition EFI systemChecking of file system EFI the EFI folder of the system partition contentChecking partition data HFS charger spacesChecking boot partitionsReviewing support loadersChecking Core Volume physical storage partitionsUpdating Windows boot.ini boot files of score as card requiredThe partition seems to be OK
Verify and repair volume 'Time Machine' Repair file system. File system check exit code is updated 8. support partition for the volume as requires it. Error: disk utility can't repair the disk. Back to the top as many files as possible, reformat the drive and restore your backed up files.
I could really use some help as to how I should proceed. Any advice?
I think you need to clear this backup disk, and while you are this and do a full backup (which takes all afternoon to all night) you will be working without a net. If you do in idle time, and after checking your boot disk, the risk of catastrophic failure while the backup is low. Start now and in the future, you will have a backup.
If you have a different backup disk, add it and Time Machine will create a new independent backup on it, and then Time Machine alternate disks automatically.
I need to create a recovery disk, but I only have one chance to do it.
The instructions indicate that I should do that on DVDs or USB key.
The question is: I wonder if I can do that on an external hard drive AND I can do it on a partition rather than use the whole 500 gb external HD is it possible? I can't spoil because as I said I have only one chance.
Follow the instructions of the DVD using DVD + R media.
Hi I just bought a macbook air 13 mid-2013, and has decided to clone the hard disk of my old white macbook mid-2006 for an external hard drive, I cloned it perfectly with superduper!, the problem is when I try to start the external hard drive in the macbook air, it comes to show me the white apple logo and stay there and do nothing , I tried everything, safeboot, run disk utility, reset pram, but nothing works, finally decided to start in the old white macbook and it starts perfectly, also tried in the macbook pro 13 of the of my brother and it starts perfectly too, just to clarify, my macbook air have yosemite 10.10.5 os and my old white macbook and cloned hdd have os 10.6.8 my brother macbook pro os 10.7 , I don't know what to do, thinking the cloned hdd os is too old for the macbook air, but do not know I hope you can help me, thanks!
Mac OS X 10.6.8 is too old to start your MacBook Air. Outside the upgrade the operating system installed, or conversion to Mac OS X Server and running it inside a product such as VirtualBox or Parallels Desktop, you can not.
I had a Seagate external hard drive connected to my home network via a BT Home Hub wireless. The EHD are formatted FAT32 and I can see and use perfectly except that I can't copy the new files it. When I try to change the permissions, I get the message 'Error Application Security'. Can anyone help please.
When I open my Zyxel NAS administration page, then I can set the following properties for each shared folder:-OwnerToggle share-Make a public share, keep it private attributes or mounted read/write/refuse individually for each account.I don't know that the Seagate drive has the same facilities. Better to download and study the instruction manual for this device or search you are your CD collection to find the installation CD. I would be very surprised if he wasn't such a textbook available online. With a little patience, you can find your answer in less than 60 minutes you already spent in the queue.
I'm running out of space on my internal hard drive. I want to spend existing photos on an external hard drive (I know how to put new photos on an external hard drive). I don't want to lose the existing photo editing history. How can I go about it?
It is quite easy to do. I've written the steps described in this blog I can move my Lightroom photos on a hard drive 9. | Orchard view color
iMac (retina 5K, 27 inch, mid-2015
Intel Core i5 to 3.3 GHz processor
8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 memory
Graphics AMD Radeon R9 M290 2048 MB
Yes, I know there are a lot of topics about this, but mine doesn't seem to be different.
I took the HD of my old G5, who had died suddenly during the night and connected to my new iMac 27 "with a Dynamode caddy.
All I get is a quick flash of recognition sometimes. It appears on my desktop for a second, during which the power light on the caddy runs about amber.
(I clicked on the icon during this second and preview fast and frustrating, the contents of the drive until he goes again)
I get the error message "Eject Mackintosh HD before you unplug or turn off" then he disappeared again.
No chance that your old G5 death that it might have been tough guy who does not.
Now you try to access a faulty hard drive from another computer.
Try to replace the hard drive.
about 2 days back I changed the partition of my drive external hard parition of os x type to exFAT to use it on all my devices. I had no idea that changing the type of partition will also delete all of the files it contains. I lost about 1 terabyte of media (movies, tv shows, music... etc...).
I used a mac app store app is worth ₹ 1350 ($20) called Seanate data recovery. the application does not work and crashes. It is never done the analysis completely and crashes just before. apple requested a refund request.
as I learned that all the good data recovery software are paid apps, I'm ready to make a good purchase an application of trust among Mac users.
can someone please tell me a good software/app either from macappstore or otherwise, which i expect to do the job?
Data recovery 4 can be the best.
I have a HP 15 Notebook PC with no dvd player recently sent me the CD of HP system recovery. I don't have an external dvd drive. What I have is a portable Toshiba Satelight with Windows 7 and a good dvd player. I also have an external hard drive to 500 GB. I thought maybe I could copy the disks on the external hard drive with the Toshiba dvd player. Then attach the external hard drive to my HP 15 laptop by usb port and install Hp recovery disks from the external hard drive. Is someone can you please tell me if HRT is possble. Thank you very much.
Have seen others try this and fail miserably. I also saw a few attempt to copy on USB stick with the same end result.
Save yourself a lot of grief and borrow or buy a USB CD/DVD drive.
I am trying to copy some files from my drive HARD outside., but I get this error (error 0x8007045D: the request could not be performed because of an i/o device error).
I run windows check disk on my external hard drive, I tried to run windows defrag, but it takes too Lowe and cancel (external HARD disk is 1 TB). I download a software defrag and defragmented my hard drive using fast (the software is O & O Defrag). I tried on another computer and got the same error. Is it a hardware problem. Y at - there any possibility to fix it. Thank you for helping
1. have you changed the permission for the external hard drive or files you are trying to copy?
2. you have all important data (files) stored on the external hard drive?
3. are you able to copy the external hard drive to the computer?
The Autorun.inf could not be a problem for that. It always seems to be a problem of permission for me. Some hard drives have a jumper on them for write protection. You should check the configuration of jumpers, thank you consult the manual that came with the hard drive for permissions.
Format hard drive:
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I have a Satellite 2450-101, on which the DVD player seems to have failed (could be engine, laser; uncertain).
I want to perform a full restore of the product, using both disks that came with the computer.
Defective hard drives before, I copied the data on these disks to an external hard drive and a usb flash drive.
Is it possible for me to run the recovery of the proceeds of one of these media (or indeed any source, other than the internal DVD player)?
Any advice on this matter would be greatly appreciated. See you soon.
> Defective hard drives before, I copied the data on these disks to an external hard drive and a usb flash drive.
> Is it possible for me to run the recovery of the proceeds of one of these media (or indeed any source, other than the internal DVD player)?
Hmmm I doubt that this can be possible because it is not possible to boot from a USB flash or external HARD disk drive.
What you could do is to copy the folder the original Microsoft CD i386 on the HARD drive and then you can run setup.exe from this folder.
It would begin installing the XP installation program.
But Toshiba Recovery disk contains only image files and there is no i386 folder and therefore, you need the CD of XP Ms.
When I connect my external hard drive to my laptop, it is detected and the icon for the material appears in the taskbar background. But when I go to my computer, it happens that does not. I can always open other programs etc that are not related to the hard drive, but nothing to do with the hard drive "fails". As soon as I plug it on, the laptop starts responding again. I tried it on another laptop and the same thing happens.
-How long have you had this problem?
Follow the steps below:
Step 1: Boot in safe mode and check if the problem persists.
See Advanced startup options (including safe mode) for more information about starting in safe mode.
Step 2: If the problem does not occur in safe mode, you can put your system to boot (in normal mode) to solve the problem.
Note: After troubleshooting, be sure to set the computer to start as usual as mentioned in step 7 in the above article.
Run a check disk on the external hard drive.
For instructions, see check your drive for errors .
Note: If any bad sectors are found by running the check disk utility and recovery of the attempt of bad sectors option is checked when checking the disk for errors, data in the bad sector can be lost as they tried to recover bad sectors. Gokul - Microsoft Support
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During my backup to my disk backup process external hard will get way just a little more than half fact and stop. How can I solve this problem? I've only been able to save once I have an external hard drive.
- What is the brand and model of the external hard drive?
- What is the exact error message received when backup fails?
- Windows backup that you are using?
- What anti-virus software is installed on the computer?
If you use Windows Backup and restore then please visit these links as a reference:
Please post back with the State of the question so that we can help you better.
Need your help. I have problems with my external hard drive. I worked on it yesterday when the cable is a little detached and disassembled my intestinal HARD drive.
Here are the specs:
1 Macbook Air 11.5 "running on El Capitan (10.11.1)
2 Buffalo Ministation external (1 TB) HARD disk divided into two: a Mac partition (for time machine) and the other a windows on FAT32 partition.
Before the accident yesterday, it was working OK.
Now, when I connect the HARD drive, it turns on but the Mac partition cannot be mounted (it does not appear on the Finder. I opened disk utility... just load forever and does not work) and the Windows partition is visible... but I can't take it apart without turning my computer.
I can assemble and disassemble a USB stick very well.
Any help would be appreciated.
Maybe you can explain a little better.
I would like to make some general comments before having your replay.
It is not wise to use TM on a disk with apple unformatted or partitions, it is preferable to have a dedicated TM drive also.
For TM, the rule is that the drive is about 3 times the size of the boot disk.
Normally you 'survive' a good step disassemble the drive external, but in this case with a another partition formatted on this subject, I'm not sure if that do not corrupt the disk, especially since the Windows partition is bootable. I have suspct the partition GUID on the TM partition table is corrupt.
I propose to start the disk completely: in DiskUtility select the 'higher' level (name of manufacturer) and the Partition, one OS X Extended (journaled) partition table Partition GUID. And use it only for TM, is not too big for this.
Have another drive formatted NTFS for Windows.
I am confused how to proceed.
I have an external hard drive 3 TB with partitions (3). One of the parititons cannot be verified. I saved the partition and tried to repair disk. Repair disk failed and invited me to reformat the hard drive.
How can I reformat the partition without affecting other partitions (2) good bad?
Or do I have to save all the external drive (all 3 partitions) and then to reformat all the external drive?
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Back up the entire disc (as a precaution), select the partition in disk utility, click on the tab erase or Format and erase it.
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