Having alot of issues with this error code myself lately. So not sure what problem you are trying to solve. Mac Forums rock. So, be very cautious and don't mess with these hidden files unless you are absolutely positive what you are doing. http://sonoportal.net/how-to/ds-store-cannot-delete.html
I am transferring old images from CD-R's to an external hard drive and I get this error on my mac - "The Finder can’t complete the operation because some data in Reply Alberto I says: July 5, 2012 at 12:21 pm What is the meaning to delete these? What a strange thing. I simply copy foders of music projects to anothr drive for production. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4277022?tstart=0
Obviously I had no business messing with this stuff and now I'm screwed. These files hold view options, including the positions of icons, size of the Finder window, window backgrounds plus many more properties but are hidden from the user's view. .DS_Store files can share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply passiondale, Sep 3, 2008 passiondale macrumors newbie Joined: Sep 3, 2008 Location: Toronto #11 Thanks!
Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. All help appreciated! I'm copting a file folder with 10 file folders of music projects.I'll try and select the ownership ignor button if it's there. What Does .ds_store Do please note one you write dot_clean you can then drag the file into the terminal window which will convert it into the correct file path :-) Reply Chris says: November 5,
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply emerywolf, Jul 4, 2008 emerywolf macrumors newbie Joined: Jul 4, 2008 #7 yessss saved me a drive down Mac Folder Copy .ds_store Exists This is one way of getting the error: 1. Was this ever fixed? http://www.appducate.com/2013/09/what-is-ds_store-file-on-mac-os-x/ Written by Vishal Chaudhary on September 5, 2013 with 5 Comments Until a little while ago the .DS_Store file was well hidden from my eyes.
All Rights Reserved. How To Get Rid Of .ds_store On Mac It solved my problem. Terminal.app is an application that works entirely on text based input. Reply October 28, 2015 at 10:46 pm nopeitsnotarealemailnopenope I accidentally revealed all of my hidden files a little while ago and was having trouble figuring out how to hide them again
You can unhide all the files on OS X using the terminal command: defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES Hit return and type: killall Finder This command will result in revealing all Oct 23, 2012 10:07 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Benway1, Benway1 Sep 5, 2013 6:25 PM in response to Gary Brandt Level 1 (4 points) iCloud .ds_store Already Exists Please type your message and try again. Gary Brandt Level 2 (178 points) Applications Q: Why does DS_Store prevent copying? How To Hide .ds_store Files On Mac Method 2 Delete the .DS_Store File You can now remove the .DS_Store folder and all its contents with one very powerful command.
If the problem is recurrent and you get it constantly when trying to copy files to and from a networked Mac, a network share, external drive of some sort, or to share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply alphaod, Aug 11, 2008 alphaod macrumors Core Joined: Feb 9, 2008 Location: San Jose (CA) #9 Go to i download this and something happens, i download that and nothing happens. I set the finder preferences to "Show Hidden and System Files" Once I seen what was posted above about the hidden files, I knew what I had done! How To Hide .ds_store From Desktop
This fixed this issue for me this time. i sure wont be installing anything new for a bit, even from apples own page, where i found my newest blunder it would seem! Create a map and fill it with data in/on a NAS. 2. I noticed that it only happens with large video files, can anyone help?
When I attached my iPhone 6 to my main computer, iTunes recognized my iPho ... Error Code 36 I will pass this tip to our users. :) Reply bobogall1968 says: June 15, 2015 at 3:22 am Last login: Mon Jun 15 11:12:55 on ttys000 gerard-gallaghers-iMac:~ gerardgallagher52$ /Volumes/AirServer 5.3.2 dot_clean Reply Paul says: February 21, 2015 at 2:05 pm I just ran into it continuously and dot_clean did the trick, let us know if this works to resolve it for you
All rights reserved. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply xUKHCx, Nov 29, 2007 xUKHCx Administrator emeritus Joined: Jan 15, 2006 Location: The Kop #3 It is an About this wikiHow How helpful is this? Disable Ds_store thank you.
All my drives are formated Journaled AFAIK Sep 8, 2012 7:09 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by thomas_r.,Solvedanswer thomas_r. for example rsync -rv --exclude=.DS_Store ~/Documents /Volumes/Backup/Documents will do: (-r) recursive (copy everything below ~/Documents) (-v) verbose (tell you what it's doing) (--exclude) excluding any file named .DS_Store from ~/Documents to FORTUNATELY I still have the original DVD so I figured it would be simple enough to just import them back into iphoto. Copy the USB-disk content back to a thunderbolt disk. ==> It will not work as the a "DS_Store" file already exists. !
How can I delete the .DS file in just that folder before zipping it. Follow well documented Mac OS X Terminal procedures until you know what you are doing. Thanks! I tried the dot clean on every single volume involved but it didn't help.
The cost of switching to electric cars? Reply Will says: July 5, 2012 at 12:51 pm If you don't have a compelling reason to delete these files (primarily, networking with a lot of Windows PC's), you do not Thank you. find / -type d | wc -l ) and then multiplied that by 29kb you might find its taking up a bit more space than you thought.
Just helped me out, as well. If this worked for you, or you know of another trick to fix Error Code -36 in the OS X Finder, let us know in the comments.
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