2012 Mac Mini won't recognize external HD... help!

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by Molson1020, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Feb 3, 2009
    #1
    I just purcahsed a 2012 Base model Mac mini and for some reason it won't recognize my WD Passport external HD. Nothing even shows up in the finder. When I plug it into my Airport Extreme Base Station it has no trouble accessing it, and my Macbook Pro can see it also.

    Am I doing something wrong?
     
  2. macrumors regular

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    May 18, 2010
    #2
    Open Disk Utility on your Mac Mini and look if you can see your external hdd then. If you see it, check the disk and if necessary repair it.
     

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