USB won't mount!

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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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Your Mac's Specs
MacMini 14.3, 8.1 & 4.1, OS 13.5, 10.14, & 10.11 & 10.6; Macbook Pro 8.2, OS 10.12.
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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