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    USB won't mount!
    Hi everyone,

    I've tried several different USB sticks and none of them mount to my desktop on my Mac Pro.
    When I check Disk Utility I can access and open my USB data from there no problem and I have often repaired Disk Permissions to no avail. It says my USB is mounted in "Volumes". Great..... How do I get my USB to mount on my desktop and NOT Volumes.



    Thanks in advance.

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    USB won't mount!
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    How are those USB drives formatted? For general use they should be either FAT16 or FAT32, or HFS (for Mac-only).

    Don't use HFS+ (journaled) since (and I'm guessing here) the MacOS may 'think' it's a bootable volume - which may be why the devices are mounting as "volumes".
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