Hi All, i used my external hardrive on a mac and now when i use it again on a la Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Macintosh Storage Last response: January 11, 2010 5:08 PM in Storage Share sbheenuck January 11, 2010 3:40:04 AM Hi All, i used my external hardrive on a mac and now when i use it again on a laptop, i cant get access to it. Please help More about : external hardrive mac Andy Ho January 11, 2010 6:59:20 AM Mac formatted HDD can not be seen on a Windows system. You need to format it into a FAT so that you can used on both systems. prelude2250 January 11, 2010 5:08:55 PM if i understand u correctly, plug in the external then go to disc management and see if it shows up there. you might have to re-initialize or re-import a foreign disc to get it back. if you format you will lose all data. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumI can see the contents of my external hardrive mac ? ForumBacked up all my files on an external hardrive - restored my files and my movies ForumWD external hardrive read only on a mac ForumBios upgrade for M2N78- LA (Violet) MOBO ForumNeed help with la cie rugged external drive error ForumHi , i partioned my external hard drive on a mac and uploaded files. ForumGot a new motherboard/ hardrive . Do i need to buy windows 7 again ? ForumExternal hard drive esata & firewire 800 for mac ForumNikon Coolpix 8800 when used with Nikon SB-800 external fl.. ForumExternal HD originally used in OSX, can files now be transferred to XP ForumWindows XP vs. Vista: The Benchmark Rundown ForumA8M2N- LA (HP Pavillion A1730N) wont boot, no beeps ForumWinXP wont read ntfs or fat partition from mac hard drive...? ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. Forum[Solved] How to recover data when one hard drive crashes in a RAID 5 Arrary? ForumWindows 7 (or Vista) driver for "G5" External HDD enclosure ForumExternal Blu-Ray writer ForumFilemate external SATA enclosure and Hitachi Deskstar 1TB drive ForumMessage "New CPU installed" when an external hard drive plugged in ForumHardrive problem, please help More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !