I just received my new intel Mac (20" imac with 1gig of ram and 256meg vid card). woot!!! Anyway, i got almost all my "windows" things working on it. My camera, my video camera, etc. The last thing I haven't been able to get working is my pine usb 2.0 external hard drive. There is very little information on this product on the net so obviously I didn't do my research prior to buying it but I haven't had any problems with it in the Windows world.
When I plug my hard drive into my new mac, it mounts the hard drive, and I can browse all my files. It is mostly some .jpg and .mp3 on the hard drive. When I try to do any file operation on the hard drive (copy, paste, move) the operation starts but then immediately freezes. I brought the hard drive into work to try it on a non-intel mac and it seems to do the same thing. I can't even cut/copy/paste to different parts of the hard drive, any operation with the hard drive involved hangs. I have to turn off the hard drive to get my computer to stop trying the operation.
Does anyone have any experience with external hard drives hanging?
NewMacGuyMember Since 16 Jan 2006
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