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AgencyDigital_NYC
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« on: April 03, 2009, 08:07:31 PM »
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I have some copied systems files i can neither unlock or trash.
Can anyone give me some advice?
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2009, 12:08:48 AM »
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if mac - try booting in single user mode, or off of a backup
win - either safe mode, or boot around using bartpe
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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2009, 07:21:15 AM »
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if mac - try booting in single user mode, or off of a backup
win - either safe mode, or boot around using bartpe

Problem is it's an external storage (NAS).
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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2009, 11:05:35 PM »
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Problem is it's an external storage (NAS).
I wondered about that after I posted...  I assumed you were using the USB interface.  Try this from the netgear forum:

http://readynas.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=150443#p150443

Essentially mapping to the root of the NAS drive as admin - you should be able to deleted and or change file attribs from there
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2009, 06:16:59 AM »
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I have a ReadyNAS NV+ and I had the same problem. I worked with Netgear tech support and they could duplicate the problem from the Mac side. They produced a newer version of the firmware so make sure that you have the lastest firmware update for the device.

Additionally, I found out by accident that accessing the ReadyNAS NV+ using WinXP running on VMWare Fusion on my MacPro, I was able to delete the files that I could not delete from the Mac OS. So if you have Windows, either with Bootcamp or emulation software, you could do the maintenance.

Good luck.

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