Cannot copy or move files Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Storage Last response: July 21, 2011 7:53 PM in Storage Share Vicky_55 July 21, 2011 12:39:09 PM Hello, I cannot copy file from my external hard drive. It says cannot read from source or Make sure the disk is not write protected. More about : copy move files PhilFrisbie a b G Storage July 21, 2011 7:53:07 PM Often that error means there is an illegal character in the file name. You can try renaming it from a command prompt. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Cannot copy or move files between partitions! Forum WIN2000: cannot copy/move files to another folder/drive/me.. Forum Cannot copy/move Mpeg file. Forum SolvedI've got a perfectly readable usb external drive. But suddenly I can't move, copy or rename the files. I get a frozen system Forum Solvedtried to copy/move files they won't move at all Forum SolvedMove files instead of Copy to an secondary HDD Forum Solvedcannot copy large files from desktop to laptop Forum SolvedXP Install Cannot Copy Files Forum setup cannot copy files Forum SolvedCopy or Move svchost.exe file using CMD? Forum Cannot copy (or move or delete) xxxx: Access is denied Forum Cannot copy or move folders due to access rights Forum White smoke has deleted my drivers so laptop cannot boot, but I need a copy of the files Forum Cannot copy large folders or files to external Forum i can't copy or move files from internal hdd to external hdd why? Forum files copy when trying to move to new folder Forum Cant copy cut move files applications dont show tabs on ta.. Forum I can't delete files on one drive - but I can copy/move th.. Forum Permissions issue: Cannot open or copy files from External hard drive Forum my dvd drive cannot copy files from the disk.what can I do now? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !