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nclester 03-27-2008 01:58 AM

I 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.

Any ideas?

AlyciaAnimation 03-27-2008 02:16 AM

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.

nclester 03-27-2008 01:27 PM

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.

harryb2448 03-27-2008 05:19 PM

Do as suggested and reboot. Then try Startup Disk in System Preferences and see if it is there.


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