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My Verbatin 320gb hard drive works perfectly fine with my macbook pro.. However, if i plug it in to my windows vista pc or my ps3... it just doesnt show up. ODD.

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Do you hear it connect through the speakers when you connect via USB? If you do then click start > right click on computer and click manage. click on disk management and see if you can see the 250gb hard drive. if you can, then right click the drive and click change drive letter, if nothing is in the box indicating it has a drive letter assigned then click on add and choose a letter, if you now see the drive when you open explorer but cant access it then the reason it isnt showing in windows is probably because you have formatted it as a mac filing system.


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