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Windows 7: Previous WD hard drive 500GB could not be recognized as it always..?

24 Mar 2014   #1
Satagu

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Previous WD hard drive 500GB could not be recognized as it always..?

I have to say I am a little worried about my hard drive. Often I bought it for the purpose to protect my game videos, and some program files. For a long time, it behaved rightly with my HP windows 7 desktop when directly used. Sometimes ago I decided to let this old PC alone and bought a Macbook pro. The latter has no such a SATA interface for me to input the data from this drive. For the convenience, I borrowed this SATA dock from my brother . ( I have to admit previously I once use another dock to exchange the data . )

My mac just could not recognize my drive as a normal one. I am not sure where the problem lies in. The key is that other drives have no similar issue with this dock. I wonder if anything happen before in the process I handle the data with another dock.

Appreciated for your any idea.


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25 Mar 2014   #2
Computer0304

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It is because the file system is not compatible with Macintosh. OS X only supports HFS. Most HDDs are formatted to NTFS or FAT32. You will need to reformat to make it work, but you will lose all your data.
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