05-08-2011, 01:38 AM #1
won't recognize usb drive (OS 10.6.7)
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- May 08, 2011
My MacBook won't recognize my USB drive anymore, and neither will 2 other Macs that I tried. I've been using the USB drive on my mac and my work PC for 8 months without any trouble.
I assume this is a problem with my USB drive and not my computer, since several different macs wouldn't recognize it?
I have a lot of important data on the USB drive, so I really need to figure out a way to get it off. Any ideas?
05-08-2011, 02:38 AM #2
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- Jul 02, 2006
- Crawley, England
- 20" Intel iMac 2.4 Ghz/3G Ram/320HD, Snow Leopard. PBook G4, 1.5Ghz/1.5 Ram/250 HD, Leopard 10.5.6.
Does it still work on the PC? If so, back up the data there, and check the formatting of the USB drive.
Re-format it as FAT, put the data back, and try again.Try my custom Mac Forums Search Engine: Mac Forums Google Search
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