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 SolvedMy Dell Vostro won't read my WD external hard drive solution ps3 does not read my 1.5 wd elements external hard drive solution SolvedComputer Reads Every External Hard Drive and Flash Drive As "Read-Only" solution My computer cannot read my WD External Hard drive solution My WD elements 1tb external hard drive wont read solution External 1TB WD hard drive cannot be read in Windows 7/8 - what can I do ? solution WD External Hard drive, files can only be viewed in the windows 'search results' window solution 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 Solved3tb WD My Book 1140 Media external hard drive not working solution Solved2TB WD External Hard Drive I/O Error solution WD external hardrive read only on a mac Forum Solvedhow to fix my WD Passport external hard drive after falling down solution Solvedmy wd external hard drive isnt showing up solution Solvedwd elements 2tb external 2.0 hard drive usb logic board solution SolvedHard Drive From External WD MyBook Doesn't Work solution SolvedFrozen WD External Hard Drive solution SolvedWD External Hard Drive Usb 3.0 randomly disconnecting and very slow transfer rate solution SolvedWD external hard drive solution More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !