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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum Made partition on external hd with windows 7 now can't use with mac Forum Solvedi used the buffalo external hardrive and some stored files came up missing Forum Hi, I have an MAD7950 3gb card which I use in my Mac Pro. It has 2 x mini display ports and a dvi output. I want to use all th Forum SolvedHi. I am currently using a pirated windows 7 software and now since i have purchased a genuine windows 8 software i want to kn Forum SolvedExternal hard drive use for Mac and PC Forum Can an external 2.5" usb hardrive be used inside a laptop? Forum Can You Use External Hardrive As Primary One for A Laptop? Forum Hi, I've Tried to uninstall 7zip 9.20 (as i dont use it any more) For over 3 months now, can you add this? Forum Can I remove the hardrive out of a laptop and use it as an external hardrive on Forum Can I remove the hardrive out of a laptop and use it as an external hardrive on Forum SolvedExternal monitor used to work/now it doesn't but it is still detected Forum SolvedUsed external HDD to boot Linux. Now it's not recognized by Windows Forum Solvedhi,my keyboard wont type the letters a,d,l,k and h.as of now i am using on screen keyboard.it's so disturbing. what can i do t Forum Can I use a NAS as an external hard drive that shares media between MAC and TV? (without connecting to router) Forum how to convert files from PC programmed external drive to use on a Mac Forum My Eee pc used to open external memories with the adapter on drive F:, now i t reads must be formatted, but it won't format? Forum How to delete files from a Passport external HD using Mac Forum SolvedI am using IBM 8123Q2W. Earlier there was XP OS. now changed to Windows 7. I am not getting sound through external speakers or Forum hi... i am using hp2000-361NR laptop it is a windows 7 operating system , but now i am instal to windows 8.1 operating system. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !