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FAT32

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FAT32 copy bug in 10.6 Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard seems to have a bug in the Finder where copying between FAT32 partitions may result in a "file exists" error.

By December 10, 2009

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Apple KB Updates: router firmware, home directories on FAT32 partitions, and more.

Apple has updated and released a few troubleshooting-based knowledgebase articles, which cover a few recommendations and current problems that people are experiencing in OS 10.5 and 10.6.

By October 1, 2009

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The best ways to format an external drive for Windows and Mac

Compare the different options for formatting an external hard drive to work with Windows and Mac. And, no: the answer isn't always FAT32.

By March 22, 2012

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Deleting locked files

Locked files may not delete from your drive, which may be caused by standard file locking or from Windows-based locked files on FAT32 drives.

By October 8, 2009

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How to set up an external hard drive for use with OS X

Many hard drives come preformatted with special utility software that largely is not needed, and may even be problematic or limiting at times.

By November 27, 2013

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Using external drives to save space on your Mac? Format them first.

While drives are sold as plug-and-play, formatting prior to use will give you optimal performance and compatibility with your Mac.

By August 27, 2013

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How to upgrade or replace your PS4's hard drive

Want a bigger hard drive in the PlayStation 4? How about a faster one? Not a problem, it's relatively simple to swap out drives in Sony's latest console. Here's how to do it.

By November 27, 2013

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Solving read-only conditions for external hard drives

Along with the use of incompatible formats, errors can prevent a drive from being written to.

By June 19, 2013

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Prevent a partition from mounting in OS X

If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.

By June 25, 2013

Review

D-Link DIR-880L Wireless AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Cloud Router

Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.

July 17, 2014

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