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Login now. Sign in to make your opinion count. not sure about mac though. I am new to this forum and posted in this thread. http://bestimageweb.com/external-hard/macbook-cannot-detect-external-hard-drive.php

If you can see the hard drive, check underneath it for a volume. (If it is present it will be greyed out.) Highlight the volume and click the Mount icon. Can I use that to take out what he owes me? However, as stated, it is worthwhile to borrow someone else's external drive to confirm that your MacBook is able to access (i.e., read files) on that drive. Loading...

External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Utility

This site is not affiliated with or endorsed by Apple Inc. Lost 120GB of my 300GB External 1.. 120GB worth of files needs so much time and patience to be copied. No, create an account now. Click that, should open up the drive.

Loading... Jan 9, 2012 #12 Orion2367 TS Rookie Hey, same problem, and the drive shows up as you said it might- what is the next step? Thanks for the quick feedback...much appreciated.In answer to your questions:Are both partitions formatted as OS X Extended (Journaled)? How To Find External Hard Drive On Mac Terminal About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new!

Where do I find this System Profiler? If you need to back up any information on the drive, first connect your drive to a computer that does recognize the drive and transfer the data to a new storage Click the "Finder" icon in the Dock and look for your drive in the sidebar. http://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac/how-fix-missing-hard-drive-3613422/ Missing hard drive?

Feb 20, 2012 5:11 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by MaGrzly, MaGrzly Mar 10, 2012 8:27 PM in response to WZZZ Level 1 (0 points) Mar 10, How To Open External Hard Drive On Mac Feb 21, 2015 My external hard drive does not show in my computer Jun 25, 2016 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Please try again later.

Mac Not Detecting External Hard Drive

You can pick one up for around £5. https://www.reddit.com/r/mac/comments/2d9m16/help_i_cant_find_my_external_hard_drive_anywhere/ All rights reserved. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Utility Jan 3, 2012 #5 paulolobo123 TS Rookie Topic Starter How do I check that? Mac Won't Recognize External Hard Drive Considering that this is a new issue, it is fair to say that the external drive has been formatted correctly for use with Mac OSX (i.e., Mac OS Extended (Journaled)).

Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... see here I am not a regular forum user and apologize if I have offended anyone. Also, I'm pretty sure that all my data is there I just can't get anything to read the drive. Sean Gallup/Getty Images News/Getty Images Related Articles [USB Memory Stick] | How to Use a USB Memory Stick on a Mac [Flashdrive] | How to Open a Flashdrive on a Mac My External Hard Drive Wont Show Up Mac

Mounting a volume enables you to access its contents. (The reverse is also true: you can unmount a volume without ejecting the hard drive.) Check to see if a hard drive The external disks box is checked on finder preferences. All Rights Reserved. this page Rating is available when the video has been rented.

Any idea what cud be the problem and what can i do to get my HD detected in disk utility? External Hard Drive Not Mounting Mac Is there still a way to prevent Trump from becoming president? unless you've got an iPhone 6s 07 Nov 16 Final Cut Pro X 10.3 review 07 Nov 16 Read More Latest Apple Reviews Advertisement Call of Duty Infinite Warfare review: Space

Opened up System Preferences and something popped up saying that Finder can't repair my External 2, It told me that I can still open It in finder but can't save any

What do I do? The disks in question are all Seagate Externals. Type "reboot" at the prompt after Fsck completes checking and attempting to repair your disk. Mac Not Recognizing External Hard Drive If it shows up in there that doesn't tell you a whole lot, but you can then run something like SeaTools on it.

I have tried using Y cable but still keeps on blinking. You won't be able to vote or comment. 012Help! ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. http://bestimageweb.com/external-hard/mac-cannot-detect-external-hard-drive.php I followed your suggestions, but they still didn't show up.

Wiggle it out gently and don't pull from the cable. Season 2 was stored on my HD. If the disk can't be mounted when it's the only one and DU can't see it then either the external enclosure has a problem or the disk needs replacing. by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 9, 2012 10:03 PM PST In reply to: The plot thickens...

Cox 1,329,730 views 1:12:05 How to set up Time Machine backups to an external USB drive - Duration: 11:35. The My Books aren't all the same, so there will be some variations. Mar 20, 2012 10:48 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by WZZZ, WZZZ Mar 21, 2012 11:43 AM in response to MaGrzly Level 6 (13,122 points) Mac OS That will probably show it needs reformatting (and possibly repartioning).

USB carries power to the drive, but some drives need more than the 5V that comes through a single USB port. Here's what to do. Plug them, one by one, into the back of your computer. Use the camera icon.

Jan 4, 2012 #6 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,695 +396 Buckshot420 said: ↑ Is the external drive assigned a same letter as a drive in your Macbook?