Thread: External HDD Not Detected
12-22-2009, 03:48 AM #1External HDD Not Detected
I'm trying to format a brand new internal HDD that was installed in an external inclosure but MBP does not detect it. I only see my internal drive with Disk Utility. I know it works because I could hear it power up when I plug in the USB cable.
Has anyone run across this problem? Is there a trick to make it visible that I'm not aware of?
12-22-2009, 03:52 AM #2
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Did you check the jumper settings on the drive before you put it in the case?
12-22-2009, 03:54 AM #3
It doesn't even show up on Disk Utility.
12-22-2009, 01:25 PM #4
Problem solved! I tried everything I could think of but nothing worked on the Mac. I had to revert to my last resort...Windows using Partition Wizard.
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