3 Replies Latest reply: Sep 17, 2012 7:27 AM by Jim Constant
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I'm trying to copy some movie clips from one external drive to another and I get the following message:


"The Finder can’t complete the operation because some data in “clip-2012-05-06 13;06;17.dv” can’t be read or written.

(Error code -36)"


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MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.1), 2.2 Ghz Intel Core i7
Reply by sberman on Sep 16, 2012 10:30 PM Helpful

Here's a writeup about error -36:


Reply by Kappy on Sep 16, 2012 10:35 PM Helpful

I-O error -36 « fuzzybrain|daisychain|blogdrain


This error has many causes not the least of which might involve copying files to or from MSDOS formatted disks. However, your error suggests a simple cause - you have a bad file.

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