External Drive Problem

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by bigvern, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. bigvern macrumors member

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    I have a Freecom 120gb external drive which I use on my macbook pro. When I take this drive around to my mates imac and transfer data when a put it back on my macbook pro I get drive not recognized. I have to then reformat the disc and loose the data.

    This has happened three times now !!! any ideas, help

    PS I format to os extended journal
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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  3. smirk macrumors 6502a

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    Are you ejecting the drive icon before physically disconnecting it from your friend's computer?
     

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