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Destination folder external disk ”unable to write to selected folder”

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Anna Salminen
Anna Salminen on 27 Mar 2020
Answered: Jemima Pulipati on 11 Jan 2021
I am trying to install r2020a on an external hard drive. I’ve selected the destination folder /Volumes/External but it says ”Unable to write to the selected folder”. How can I fix this? The external hard drive is a wd passport for Mac

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Jemima Pulipati
Jemima Pulipati on 11 Jan 2021
Hello,
From my understanding, you are facing an issue while installing MATLAB to an external disk.
You may try the steps mentioned in this answer corresponding to your operating system.
If the issue still persists, create a service request in the Contact Us page.

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