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Why would a usb drive create duplicate files and lock them???

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December 24, 2011 12:41:11 AM

I'm using a mac os x 10.6 and why would a kingston usb drive create duplicate files and lock them??? and when i try to right click to un lock its not giving me that option any more

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a b G Storage
December 24, 2011 2:03:00 AM
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Because it's messed up! Copy all the files you want to save and the reformat the drive with Disc Utility. Mac OS X (Journaled) format is fine. Once it's clean, drop the files back on. I find that this usually fixes finicky drives.
December 31, 2011 3:06:45 AM

Best answer selected by shmcphrsn.
a b G Storage
December 31, 2011 12:42:35 PM

Worked out?
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