Question: How can I format an external hard drive
I am trying to use an external hard drive with Time Machine. He tells me that my external must be formatted in a format "journaled". I can't find any way to do it and the Mac is do not do it either. Can someone tell me how to proceed so that Time Machine works to put in shape?
If Time Machine is not reformat the disk itself, choose Utilities in the Finder Go menu, open disk utility, select the drive in the sidebar and delete it.
Original title: HD crashed.
I want to thank the person who answered my question about the HD crashed I saved all my data and window xp. My next question is, how and where can I reinstall external hard drive for the new HD to the computer? Should I send it to drive c or where? I'm not strong when it comes to computers. I know just enough to get me in trouble. Thank you.
You will need to use a full copy of Windows XP. Should be a sticker with the product key on the side of your desk or below if it is a laptop.
Once you have this drive, you can reinstall Windows XP. After you have installed all the software and drivers, you will be able to transfer all your data to the new HARD drive.
If you don't have a copy of Windows XP, you can probably get a copy of the recovery from the manufacturing of computer media. Just to provide the model and serial number and they should sent it.
How do I get my new computer and I need access to my external hard drive? Original computer crashed and now I get a message saying ".
Hi John and Missy Verhoog,
1. What is the error message you are getting?
2 have you checked the State of the drive in Device Manager?
Check to see if the external drive is getting detected in Device Manager.
a. Click Start, type devmgmt.msc and press to enter.
b. find the name of the drive in the list of Bus USB controllers.
c. right click on the device, and then select properties to view general information about the drivers.
You can also read the following article and see if it helps:
Hope this information is useful.
Since early December, I had countless problems with LR and my external hard drives. I have 3 all Western Digital external hard drives, 2 x 320 GB passport and 1 x 1 TB elements. I called the hard disks of the computer named them when I first installed them (E & F). Since then the LR calls what he wants when I plug them so there are always question marks next to my photos as LR think I plugged a different hard drive.
Although I don't have 1 x 1 TB hard drive WD Elements LR called something different if I unplug it and plug it in again then it starts and then trying to find all my pictures.
My partner has no such problems as he never unplug his hard drives, but I need that sometimes I'm working on a laptop with the same LR catalog, if I work, so I take a drive with me with the images.
I could do with:
(a) a method of naming, my hard drives from WD for LR acknowledges that are connected
(((b) a very simple digital workflow - I have many books of LR but need a genius LR say 1) cela 2) do this etc - I have about 30 000 pictures and even without the hard drive problems make me a bit stuck trying to be organized - I am a photographer not an administrator and I'm really bad on the organizational side.
Help, please, I'm drowning in technology - ps I love Lightroom!
So the question is probably WIndows XP. When you attach a remote drive, Windows XP can arbitrarily assign it to one of the drive letters D: through Z: assignments. A: and B: are reserved for floppy disk drives, and C: is usually indicated on the startup disk where Windows XP.
The drive letters change generally when you plug external drives in different order. So if you have DriveA and DriveB, and you plug in DriveA then DriveB, then DriveA can get assigned D: and DriveB may be assigned E:. If, however, one branch in DriveB first then DriveA, the order will probably flip over in which case Lightroom lose track of all the photos he had previously in location D: and E:.
The solution is to use the windows Disk Manager to force the assignment of drive letters. See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307844 for more details. Set mailbox that uses Lightroom.
A problem you may encounter is if you connect a new drive, then attach your photo disks. I believe Windows will give you the new drive D; slot, since it is not used, but then randomly divided the photo viewer because it is defined location is not available. Windows is a manager of poor things, Apple is not.
The solution is to always attach the disks in the same order, and Windows will affect the drive correctly, assume a has completed the tasks in article.
Another approach is to use the Windows mount command. If you're brave, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/205524.
There's only a 3.0 port. What should I stop?
Are you having connection problems physically hard drive via a USB port, or do you not see the drive on the computer when connected?
Is this a problem for the connected hard drive? Or if the hard disk is connected and you just can't access it?
Question: How can I format my laptop?
The problem is that my CD-ROM does not work or it cannot read the CD.
Help me guys and btw, is possible to format using USB Flash Disk?
TNX in advance
As much as I know with USB Flash Disk won't work.
I really wonder why you don't buy replacement ODD. Compatible readers for this model of laptop old are more expensive. Replacement is very easy and you can do it alone.
Wait a minute: you can remove the laptop HARD drive and connect to other PC / laptop as external one. If you can do what you want.
How to format an external hard drive in el capitan?
I have a new iMac and bought a WD 2 TB hard drive. The manual says that I have to reformat the hard disk to use it with OS X.
I opened the disk utility program, but there is no button to format the hard drive.
How can I manage to reformat the hard drive?
Select the external drive, and then click clear. Format Mac OS Extended journaled. If you want the drive to be bootable partition with the Guid partition scheme.
I would like to format my PC because of the problems I've been as blue screen errors.I bought a PC pre-installed Windows Vista and I don't have the DVD of windows.Question: How can I format the hard drive?
Here are the different ways to reinstall Vista
Contact the manufacturer of the laptop computer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
also ask them if you have a recovery partition on your hard drive to get back to the way you bought
you would normally press F8, F9, F10 or F11 or Alt + F10 or 0 to start to start the recovery process according to the manufacturer
Ask them of the exact key sequence
or borrow a vista microsoft dvd; not a HP, Acer recovery disk etc
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals
I can't find my external hard drive in "computer".
I just bougth a new HP computer running Windows 7. I just copied a bunch of movie files, music and photo of my old Mac (OSX Leopard) on a Western Digital external hard drive.
I plugged the external drive in my HP via USB 2.0 on the front of the computer. Windows recognizes the drive. She appears in the Panel of external control/hardware and Sound/devices and printers as "HARD disk".
It does not appear in 'Computer' under 'devices with removable storage ".
I just want to get to my files so I can copy them to my new computer. How to access my files on the external hard drive? Why isn't he appear in 'computer '?
Hello ShamedMonkey,Thank you for your message. The problem you are having is because of differences in formatting between PC and Mac. You can, however, transfer your files between the two. I will set out what must be done under and limitations of each.First, you will need to format the drive on your PC. When you format the PC, you can format it in FAT32 or NTFS.(You mentioned that you do not see the drive in the computer) To format drive:Click 'Start' > right click on 'Computer' > select 'manage '.Click on "disk management".In the right pane, you should see your drive > you can then do a right click and 'format '.FAT32:This format will allow you to easily transfer files between the two. This format becomes problematic when you transfer files more than 4 G. There is a limit of 4 GB in FAT32, etc. of many movies are bigger than that and cannot be transferred using this format.NTFSThis format has no size limitation, however, in its normal state it will be 'Read only' on Mac. If you will not be able to transfer all the data itself. While doing some research on the web, it seems that you can use a program called MacFuse on your Mac to change to NTFS files. I have not confirmed this, but you can give it a try. If this program works as planned, it would be the way to go.Please let us know if it did or did not solve your problem.See you soon
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Question: How can I format a Jquerry file in DWCS6?
I have a file Jquerry and is all the "crunch-up'
I need to find something and change it.
How is it is super hard to find.
I know that it is a function on DW to do this, and I had
Use it with CSS or HTML, but never with a file Jquerry
Thanks a lot for your help
Copy & paste your JS code in JSFiddle and press the TidyUp.
question: How can I format my hp elitepad 900
Your ElitePad 900 is a business model. Your question would better answer on the HP Enterprise Business Community Forum
Anyone know where I can get a formatting tool to format an external hard drive to FAT32 using OEM of Windows 7 (32 bit).
I want to use a Western Digital elements external Hard Drive 500 GB/GB on my Panasonic Blu RAY recorder DMR-BW850.
Formatting on W7 tool reformatted hard drives only as exFAT, who does not work, works only FAT32.
original title: FAT32 formatting help
Throw on this article. This can be easily done from the command prompt.
Remember that you cannot store a file that is greater than 4 GB on a FAT32 partition.
I got a USB key to install Windows 8 with my new laptop computer.
Eventually put Windows 7 on it, if I want to use the drive for other things.
Question: How can I format it?
I see no unlocking switch.
I can understand your situation.
Given that these Dell USB, I wish that you contact them for assistance. You will also have options to upgrade to Windows 7.
How to format an external hard drive in Windows XP? Can you give me instructions? Thank you.
I hope this url has answered your question http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/tips/advanced/ntfs.mspx please click on the check mark as answered check mark on this Page if this post solves your problem, because it helps people who need quick access to answers THANKS AND GOOD LUCK
Can I use an external hard drive from 1 to 2 to my laptop? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Yes, you can use an external hard drive on your laptop - just connect via one of the USB ports on your machine, partition and format it in disk management, and you should be ready to go. Here is an article with the steps you can follow to do this:
Hope this helps, and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
See you soon!
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