1. Lynne Mass's Avatar
    I am trying to figure out how to get my friend's Chromebook to allow me to download SD card jpegs and CR photos to an external USB hard drive attached to the Chromebook. The book sees both the SD card and the drive, but dragging a photo onto the drive produces nothing on the drive - I can't even drag a photo onto DOWNLOADS. I have the drive formatted for my macs - tried formatting in Mac OS-journaled, then MS-DOS (fat). Neither worked. Should I reformat it in a universal format and what would that be?

    I want to use this combination for an upcoming trip where I expect to take a lot of photos. Putting them on an ipad won't work - too many, too large and I will have no wireless access. Am about to return my friend's Chromebook.

    Thanks in advance for any advice you can offer.
    05-18-2013 04:53 PM
  2. chipwich's Avatar
    I will try on my CB asap, but in the meantime, I thought that I would mention that what I hear from my Mac friends is that FAT32 is the most compatible file system when going between x386 and Mac platforms.
    06-14-2013 06:34 PM

Similar Threads

  1. How to get pictures from SD Card to Computer
    By chuckawd in forum Verizon Galaxy Note 2
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-18-2013, 08:55 AM
  2. How to transfer photos from SD Card to Nexus 7 w/o using WiFi ?
    By larrymcg in forum Google Nexus 7 Tablet (2012)
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-17-2013, 06:36 PM
  3. How to transfer hidden files from SD Card to mac?
    By aznspiki in forum Samsung Galaxy S3
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-18-2013, 08:29 AM
  4. How do I move data from SD card to internal storage?
    By vastmandana in forum HTC EVO 4G LTE
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 07-21-2012, 03:08 AM
  5. How to move media from SD card to phone then back
    By tmonferdini in forum Verizon Droid Incredible 2
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-22-2011, 02:49 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD