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Saving an imovie onto 500 GB desktop hard Drive

Message comes up as " can't save, disk full ( it's not ), locked ( how do I unlock it? How did I lock it in the first place? I have photos on it so I have saved stuff to the hard drive before ) or read-only ( what on earth? How do I make it readable? )

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  • weston29 Feb 06, 2008

    Tx dileep007! I am only user but I am Apple,not windows. I suspect this may be part of the problem. will carry out your suggestions anyway. Weston29

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As i think that drive is in ntfs file system ... and may be u are using windows 2000 or windows xp ... may be you are using user account ... there may be somebody else who is using administrator account ... so if he would have set the file permission to not to access you cannot access it...
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if u are only administrator there is only one account then there may be some bad sectors in that drive so just give for disk check if there are any bad sectors it will get corrected then if you format that partition you will get the space back....

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