Solved WD external hard drive read only Tags: Western Digital Read Only Mac OS X External Hard Drive Last response: October 28, 2013 8:10 PM in Mac Os X Share kittibob October 27, 2013 11:49:36 AM How do I change it from "read only"? More about : external hard drive read Ijack October 27, 2013 1:19:50 PM The first sticky in this forum explains your problem. m 0 l Best solution kenrivers October 28, 2013 8:10:17 PM A link to the sticky note mentioned in the above post: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/1079-69-before-post-h... If the drive was formatted on a PC or came pre-formatted with NTFS it will be a read-only drive on a Mac without the use of third party software. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My computer cannot read my WD External Hard drive Forum My WD elements 1tb external hard drive wont read Forum My Dell Vostro won't read my WD external hard drive Forum External 1TB WD hard drive cannot be read in Windows 7/8 - what can I do ? Forum WD External Hard drive, files can only be viewed in the windows 'search results' window Forum My Lenovo Laptop wont read my WD external hard drive Forum Unable to remove Read-Only attribute from External Hard Drive - Mac Laptop Forum External Hard Drive Default to Read-Only Forum Solved2TB WD External Hard Drive I/O Error Forum Solvedhow to fix my WD Passport external hard drive after falling down Forum Solvedmy wd external hard drive isnt showing up Forum WD external hardrive read only on a mac Forum Solvedwd elements 2tb external 2.0 hard drive usb logic board Forum SolvedHard Drive From External WD MyBook Doesn't Work Forum SolvedFrozen WD External Hard Drive Forum SolvedWD External Hard Drive Usb 3.0 randomly disconnecting and very slow transfer rate Forum SolvedWD external hard drive Forum SolvedWD External Hard Drive is "Unknown Device" on all USB ports Forum SolvedWD 1TB external hard drive, can't access Forum SolvedCannot recover data from formated WD Pasport external hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !