8 Replies Latest reply: Sep 14, 2013 11:48 AM by BDAqua
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I'm trying to clone my hard drive using disk utility ready to upgrade to Snow Leopard and increase memory at the same time. I've formatted the new drive selecting one GUID Partition and Mac Extended Journalled format. The cloning keeps failing at up to 18GB out of 111GB total. I logged in as administrator and saw that many files in other users' accounts are marked with a little red - sign so I can't access them. Is this the cause of the failure? I have tried selecting file sharing and allowing administrator access to all users' files but it didn't get rid of the - signs. Any ideas, please?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.6), 3 user accounts