External Hard Drive Issue

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by iamjamiemonk, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. iamjamiemonk macrumors newbie

    Oct 8, 2015
    Hi everyone,

    This is my first post so I'm sorry if it's in the wrong place.
    I have recently bought a MacBook 12" & am trying to access some files from my external HD on my laptop via the USB-C to USB cable.

    The drive is not showing up on my desktop/finder however it is being picked up and read by Disk Utility. The drive works fine on my iMac & old MacBook Pro (2009).

    I have attached an image in case it is of any use. Any help would be much appreciated!


  2. CoastalOR macrumors 68020


    Jan 19, 2015
    Oregon, USA
    Check Finder>Preferences...>General that Hard disks is checked under "Show these items on the desktop:"

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