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nonsequito
04-27-2007, 09:37 PM
I have a 200GB USB drive that I want to backup to a similar external drive.
But SD has taken almost an hour "preparing" the drive to be copied.

I use SD for 3 other pairs of drives, but this is the first time I've used it on this drive. I had backed it up previously with a different program.

The drive can be read and written to, no problem.

Any ideas as to why this could take so long...if it isn't hung up.

Thanks

nonsequito

Mac OS X 10.4.0, MacPro.

dnanian
04-27-2007, 09:42 PM
Sounds like it's not responding right; I'd stop it, power everything, including all peripherals, off. Then, start up again and give it another shot.

nonsequito
04-27-2007, 09:59 PM
Thanks. I closed the system, restarted, and it worked fine. Who knows?
Regards,
nonsequito