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phillip Butterfield's picture
Joined: 2010 May 5
Error -36 please help!

I have a mac se and to get games on it i have to put them in a floppy disk. after i download and exract the .sit files when i try to put the game on the floppy i always get this message "The Finder cannot complete the operation becasue some data in " game " could not be read or written (error code -36)."

can anyone help me figure out want is going on???




Balrog's picture
Joined: 2009 Apr 24

Perhaps try another disk? You may have a bad floppy...they do fail.

bertyboy's picture
Joined: 2009 Jun 14

Do you extract them on another Mac ?

Under which OS ?

Does the SE have an 800KB or 1.4MB floppy drive ?