MAC is not recognize external hard disk after shutdown Tags: Hard Drives Buffalo Shutdown Macintosh Storage Last response: October 28, 2012 9:00 PM in Storage Share binhzm October 28, 2012 5:57:54 AM Hello, I have connected my Buffalo External Hard Disk - 320GB to my Mac, after used, I have shut downed my MAC without safely ejected the hard Disk. Next Use,The external hard disk was not recognize not only by my MAC but also by the other WINDOWS PCs. What is the problem and how I can solve this, please help me. Thanks in advance. More about : mac recognize external hard disk shutdown RealBeast a c 317 G Storage October 28, 2012 9:00:59 PM Most likely the drive was not finished writing and the shutdown at that point corrupted the MBR. You should be able to repair the MBR on either a MAC or PC, but the specific method depends on which OS version you do it on. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWindows 8 does not recognize a previous Mac-oriented external hard drive Forum SolvedComputer does not recognize graphics card after hard shutdown. Forum SolvedExternal hard drive not recognize by computer after i dropped it. Forum I have verbatim external hard model JH 8305.PC doesn't recognize the drive.It is not seen in Disk Management.I tried with new Forum NO icon for imation apollo external hard disk in mac Forum SolvedCant see external hard drive after Mac transfer to Pc Forum computer dell optiplex gx280 won't recognize external hard drive after win 7 update Forum Recover deleted files from external hard drive after formatting from windows to mac Forum Hard disk failure after improper shutdown Forum Seagate external hard disk detected but not recognize Forum My skin external hard disk do not recognize Forum SolvedUSB external hard drive not recognized after accidental unplug... Forum Toshiba Canvio External Hard drive not registering on Windows 8 after Mac conversion Forum Unable to recognize the hitachi touro pro external hard disk Forum SolvedExternal Hard disk Iomega 2 Tb not recognized by pc but can't be formatted with any program, always stuck at 0% Forum Viao cr42z_r did not recognize external hard disk Forum Vista wont recognize external hard drive in disk management Forum Retrieving data after machine crashes and data is transferred to an external hard disk Forum External hard drive is not being recognized in the disk management. Forum External hard drive not Recognized in under computer...only in Disk Management Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !