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New External HD not recognized?


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I just picked up a Seagate Plus (PC+Mac). I plugged it into my Macbook (OS X 10.6.8) USB and it's not recognized. It didn't come with any software, but the quick guide showed a Dashboard screen. What am I missing here?
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Try launching Disk Utility and see if it shows up in there. You may just need to reformat it to HFS+. A quick Google search produced many how-to's. Here's one below...

Format an External Hard Drive or USB Flash Drive for Mac OS X

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