|May 20, 2013, 12:39 PM||#1|
Mac Harddrive not readable via external
So my brother decided he wants a bigger harddrive for his MBP.
So i reconed no problem we will take out the old harddrive and then put in the new one, and put the old one into a external case, then he scores a extra external.
But now my problem is, i can't read the harddrive from the new install, though the moment i put the harddrive back into the MBP it works perfectly.
Is there any way to access the drive?
|May 21, 2013, 12:45 AM||#4|
Now you have the freedom of time to discover why the old drive doesn't work in the case. A good start would be to post:
- exactly what case it is (manufacturer, model, any options)
- exactly what the new drive is (again: manufacturer, model)
- exactly what the old drive is (manufacturer, model)
- exactly which MBP model it is (post the Model Identifier from System Information.app)
|May 21, 2013, 07:36 AM||#5|
Though the strangest part about it is that i could copy and access the new drive if i formatted it in the dock but if i formatted it in the pc it didn't read the drive.
I eventually got a Seagate dock and it seems to work perfectly without a hitch.
What would cause the one dock not to read the harddrive? Its the first time i have ever come accross this strange behaviour.
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