Question about Computers & Internet
I have a pc and mac...in order to transfer files from pc to mac, i partitioned the external hard drive so that it could work w/both. a few weeks ago, i transferred all files from pc to the external hard drive...seemingly successfully. now, i've connected it to my mac...both drives appear on my desktop, but i cannot seem to find any of my transferred files. am i doing something wrong??
I have to admit I haven't used a Mac since high-school, but I can tell you that my first thought on this problem was "file system".
Most external HD's are formatted to be used on a Windows PC, and many are even formatted as NTFS. If this is the case, last I heard anyways, Mac OS doesn't support NTFS.
My suggestion is to use either machine to format the external HD (**you will lose all data on it**) as a neutral file system. By that I mean one which will work on both operating systems.
I could be wrong about this, and Mac OS may support NTFS, but if that's the case somone will be kind enough to correct me.
Posted on Mar 17, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 18, 2014 | SimpleTech Computers & Internet
Jun 05, 2013 | Computers & Internet
Feb 22, 2013 | SimpleTech 250GB USB2.0 7200 RPM External...
Sep 13, 2011 | SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB...
Jun 05, 2011 | Transcend StoreJet 2.5 (TS120GSJ25T) 120...
Feb 16, 2011 | SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB...
Sep 15, 2010 | SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB...
May 16, 2010 | SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB...
Nov 16, 2009 | SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB...
252 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: