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On my mac I cant see my USB drive files??

November 29, 2011 at 15:06:37
Specs: Macintosh
I have a mac and when I insert my USB drive it reads it but when I double click on it, it says that its empty but I do have files on it I just cant see them.
Can you help me?

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December 31, 2011 at 09:29:21
this is usually caused by the file system. if the usb drive has fat32, put the usb drive on a computer running windows, open a command prompt, and type "convert x:/fs:ntfs"

the x stands for your drive letter. put in the drive letter that windows gave to your usb drive.

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March 25, 2012 at 23:28:58
If u plan on using ur USB drive with ur Mac, please do not convert it to NTFS. What bad advise # 2

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May 11, 2012 at 00:43:17
maybe the data on the usb is lost, :(. don't worry, you can recover your lost data with 3rd party mac data recovery software, i know a free one, minitool mac data recovery. if you need, you can have a try. :)

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