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Can't copy files from Mac to external drive error code 36.

There are no files that I can copy to my external drive. I received the following error: "Some data cannot be read or written, so the finder is unable to finish the operation. Error code 36."

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iBoysoft author Amanda Wong

Amanda Wong

Answered on Monday, April 29, 2024

Damaged external hard drives, corrupted files, outdated macOS, virus attacks, and malware infection, could be the reasons for the Finder error code 36.

When you try to copy, or transfer files from, or to an external hard drive, USB flash drive, or SD card, and receive the Finder error code 36, you can read this post to apply the following solutions:

 

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