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Like many, many others, I've been using it for over 2 years with multiple drives with zero problems.Click to expand... Not true at all. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply MacModMachine, Aug 9, 2010 MacModMachine macrumors 68020 Joined: Apr 3, 2009 Location: Canada #15 GGJstudios said: ↑ Yours The OP should stick with FAT. have a peek here

Apr 18, 2012 7:24 AM in response to mustngpny50 Level 1 (5 points) Apr 18, 2012 7:24 AM in response to mustngpny50 Hello I have a problem with my external harddisk, A fix please! For assistance doing so, please see Answer ID 1284: How to access Disk Management in Windows to manage hard drives Check if the external drive is seen in Disk Management without kimeo 2014-02-20 10:20:24 UTC #16 Hi, I got same problem here. 2TB Passport on MBP late 2011. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=14925

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Loading... stevesmacfix 440,414 views 8:51 Learn the Mac In Under An Hour - Duration: 53:27. Sign in to make your opinion count. Macs can read/write NTFS if enabled via the methods described below.

  • Now my Mac does not recognize the drive i can see it in disk utility but cannot do anything with it.
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Cox 340,527 views 5:16 How to Clean Your Mac - Duration: 25:43. TipsNNTricks 359,341 views 19:34 Loading more suggestions... Loading... Mac Doesn't Recognize External Hard Drive Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

When I booted up my old PC and plugged the external into it, it worked fine. I have used it before without any problems and I have about 2 years worth of files saved on it already. Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... i need your help......

Breck Record 211,759 views 8:30 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Duration: 10:28. Wd My Passport Not Recognized Mac Mac Disk Utility can format this drive as either HFS+ which is Mac only, and is preferred if you're only going to use this drive on a Mac. NTFS and FAT are hard drive formats. Yours is the first complaint I've heard about that.

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Type the following commands Type: diskpart Type: automount Type: automount enable Type: exit Restart the computer USB Root Hub Power Controls Disable the ability for the computer to turn off the

Sign in 81 Loading... Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac It's ok. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Utility If not fat32 will work without issue.

Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... navigate here You may have a corrupt partition that Disk Utility can repair.  Please see the link below for more information.  http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/866 By partitioning and formatting the drive you might be able to Please help advise me in the right direction so I can recover my current files that I have on my external hard drive and so I am able to back up I see nothing in system logs when attempting. Wd My Passport For Mac Not Showing Up

Please consult with your local computer hardware repair services to assistance Defective or Damaged Drive Options for Defective or Damaged drives are listed below If data recovery is required, please visit acguevara 254,167 views 10:05 How to make your external Hard Drive Compatible with Mac and PC - Duration: 2:31. Hope this helps. Check This Out Joe_S 2011-07-06 20:54:43 UTC #4 There is probably some corruption.

armineprox 330,630 views 4:33 Easy Fix: Mac: External Drive Not Ejected Properly - Duration: 6:38. External Hard Drive Not Mounting Mac Loading... This feature is not available right now.

gpmack 2013-11-12 20:47:36 UTC #13 Same experience here, with an external My Passport, 1 TB.  Was working perfectly for a long time, containing irreplaceable data!

Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... It can also format it as FAT32 which will work on both Mac and Windows.Click to expand... for assistance replacing the power adapter if needed. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized Read above, I edited it.

Trancer 2014-03-06 20:53:51 UTC #19 I have notified an investigation team, and they are likely to contact you by means of a private message. I have also gone into to preferences to verify that the box is checked to show the external HD. Start services that are not running. this contact form Let us know a.

Does anybody know a way to fix this that lets me keep my Mac as is and not have to delete anything? However, I was unable to delete files off of the external while it was plugged into my Mac and I could not add files, either. For assistance on this, please contact the Motherboard or Computer manufacturer Mac System Profiler Open System Information by clicking Finder from the dock Applications > Utilities > System Information From the I am using a WD My Passport for Mac 1TB HD with my MacBook Air.

Please refer to your motherboard manual or contact your PC manufactuer to update the hardware drivers USB Cables A USB cable may work with one computer but not another. Privacy / DMCA contact / Affiliate and FTC Disclosure Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD After it is ejected I can unplug it and plug it back in and it will display in the Disk Utility, but nowhere else. The data corruption on the drive happens, when the external hard drive is disconnected improperly or when the computer freeze while the drive is connected.

Then, suddenly, it is not recognized by Finder. David A. ryannazaretian said: ↑ Also, as for the built in Apple NTFS support.Click to expand... If the OP has 10.5 Leopard, then by all means, use it.

Do Not use a USB Hub Ensure the USB cable between the computer and external drive is tightly secured, and not connected through any other device, such as USB HUB Power share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply ryannazaretian, Aug 9, 2010 ryannazaretian macrumors 6502a Joined: Sep 21, 2008 Location: Mississippi #10 GGJstudios said: ↑ NTFS