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Feb 9, 2012 9:15 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Funkin, Funkin Feb 9, 2012 10:07 PM in response to onyxj Level 1 (0 points) Feb 9, May 29, 2012 1:58 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Talchu, Talchu Jun 7, 2012 1:51 AM in response to Talchu Level 1 (0 points) Jun 7, My passport has been connected via USB and used as time machine backup. I have another WD My Passport for Mac, which I dedicate to backups with Time Machine.  Last week, it also appeared inaccessible, and I used Disk Utility to simple reinitialize the weblink

Then, suddenly, it is not recognized by Finder. However, I was unable to delete files off of the external while it was plugged into my Mac and I could not add files, either. SuperSoph_WD Reply to SuperSoph_WD markusljApr 7, 2016, 11:56 AM NikkiAngela said: My WD hard drive don't show up on my macbook air, not even in disk utilities but shows up and arianasdruid 94,730 views 13:44 How to Copy/Paste Files folders to External Hard Drive on Mac - Duration: 2:33. http://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=14925

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I believe formatting the drive in Mac format and using Time Machine could help too, but I'm not willing to loose the compatibility with my PC, yet. I'm still getting used to the Mac OS, since the switch from PC is a surprisingly big change. If you wish, you can wait for the drive to be recognized, at which time the drive will function correctly. Since power from USB ports can vary, the use of a Power Booster cable may be needed.

Working... jubei04 2015-01-12 18:28:09 UTC #2 Hi annaMACBOOK, welcome to the WD Community. Loading... External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac It worked fine last week, I don't know what happened.

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply ryannazaretian, Aug 9, 2010 ryannazaretian macrumors 6502a Joined: Sep 21, 2008 Location: Mississippi #10 GGJstudios said: ↑ NTFS Wd My Passport For Mac Not Showing Up armineprox 330,630 views 4:33 Easy Fix: Mac: External Drive Not Ejected Properly - Duration: 6:38. DavidAJack 2014-02-10 20:18:57 UTC #14 I am having the same issue. https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-fix-my-Mac-not-recognizing-my-WD-external-hard-drive Start services that are not running.

Is there any other way to access the files? External Hard Drive Not Working On Mac For assistance using WD Drive Utilities, please see Answer ID 10408: How to set up and use WD Security & WD Drive Utilities Perform a Disk Defragmentation: Click on Start (Windows next page → Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Support Downloads Knowledge Base German Spanish Italian French Log In WD My Loading...

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It's ok. http://www.iphonetopics.com/external-hard-drive-not-showing-up-mac/ Hope this helps, Simon. Wd External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Mac Nov 7, 2012 3:46 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post first Previous Page 3 of 12 Next last Apple Footer This site contains user submitted content, comments and Wd My Passport Not Recognized Mac Both computers are set up to share and I login to the Macbook using the same profile I have logged into the iMac with (from the Finder window).It is not a

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Reelknead1, Aug 9, 2010 Reelknead1 macrumors 6502 Joined: Sep 21, 2009 #12 There really isn't any point to have a peek at these guys Ask ! Jul 2, 2012 12:39 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by sfapplefangirl, sfapplefangirl Aug 3, 2012 9:59 AM in response to Talchu Level 1 (0 points) Aug 3, Fact. Wd Hard Drive Light On But Not Recognized

acguevara 265,843 views 2:33 Toshiba external hard Drive how to Set Up on Mac - Duration: 10:05. Obtaining a high quality replacement or trying a different USB cable may resolve your issue Update Device Driver Check Device Manager for Unknown devices Access Device Manager. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply GGJstudios, Aug 6, 2010 GGJstudios macrumors Westmere Joined: May 16, 2008 #7 Argon21 said: ↑ A Mac can check over here Use the space bar to advance to the second page if needed.

I'm not pushing any particular format, which is why my first post included all 3 options. Wd External Hard Drive Not Recognized Windows 10 I found that after I re-formatted to Mac OS Extended (Journaled) it mounted, and after this I could format to exFAT again and now it would mount and work fine as Deleting a file or adding new files is considered "writing".

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It's unfortunate that USB cables fail from time to time.But I'm glad I was able to help out! share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply BigBeast, Aug 6, 2010 BigBeast macrumors 6502a Joined: Mar 6, 2009 #5 It's Ok The Abracadaver said: ↑ Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Wd Elements Not Detected Mac Babbling Boolean 235,005 views 8:54 How to set up Time Machine backups to an external USB drive - Duration: 11:35.

Waited almost 30 minutes and it showed up mounted in Finder. SuperSoph_WD hey! You can change this preference below. this content My external hard drive is 1TB and used probably 500GB.  Thank you in advance...

Add to Want to watch this again later? WD External Drives External Drives for Mac jackwakeham0 2013-11-06 19:06:18 UTC #1 Hello, I have a massive issue.  I have a 2TB mypassport drive that i use with my macbook pro, Bill_S 2013-11-07 23:48:22 UTC #3 jackwakeham0 wrote: Hello,   I have a massive issue.  I have a 2TB mypassport drive that i use with my macbook pro, its the one that greatestunknown 1,300,218 views 8:36 Where did my external hard drive go - Duration: 8:30.

Problem is, I'm also a student, and USBs pass around, getting & giving studying material, so I'm screwed all over. I was able to mount one MAC-Journaled formatted drive. Up next Quick Tip: Solving "Read Only" External Drive Problems on Your Mac - Duration: 4:47. ryannazaretian said: ↑ Also, as for the built in Apple NTFS support.Click to expand...

how do I retrieve files stored on WD Passport for Mac? Get the answer SuperSoph_WDFeb 16, 2015, 7:41 AM Good job, NikkiAngela!I am happy to hear that you've resolved the issue. Do a Google search on "ntfs write snow leopard kernel panic." I have had kernel panics from it, and I have not used it since. Now my Mac does not recognize the drive i can see it in disk utility but cannot do anything with it.

Sign in to report inappropriate content. It appears the issue isn't as widespread as the built-in NTFS method. If not fat32 will work without issue.