Thread: I can't find my External HD!
03-27-2008, 02:58 AM #1I can't find my External HD!
Ever since I upgraded to Leopard, I haven't been able to find my external hard drive. I plug the **** thing in, and I have to use the Finder>Go>Go to Folder...>External HD
It's a real PIA. The external is formatted to Mac OSX Journaled. Like I said, I'm running 10.5 and the hard drive is home made, like I bought a case and threw an old hard drive in there. It's 120GB
I even copied the autorun file from my brothers Westen Digital My Book. Still didn't work.
03-27-2008, 03:16 AM #2
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In the finder preferences check that in the general tab you have external disks to show on the desktop and in the sidebar tab you select external disks.
03-27-2008, 02:27 PM #3
AA, thanks for the input. I actually did that twenty minutes before I posted this, checked my prefs. Every thing is in order there, and still no luck.
03-27-2008, 06:19 PM #4
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- Nambucca Heads Australia
- Imac 27", i7 3.5GHz, 3TB Fusion drive, 32GB memory, macOS Sierra.
Do as suggested and reboot. Then try Startup Disk in System Preferences and see if it is there.
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