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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 Dec. 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 Oct. 1, 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 Nov. 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 Aug. 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 Nov. 27, 2013

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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 Mar. 22, 2012

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How to install SteamOS on your computer

A beta version of Valve's gaming operating system is now available for download. Here's how you can transform your current computer into a Steam Machine.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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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 Jun. 19, 2013

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Stalled transfers: large copies fail partway

Large files or a large number of files.

By May. 13, 2008

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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 Jun. 25, 2013