External HDD not being read anymore?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by BioticNinja, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. BioticNinja macrumors newbie

    Aug 10, 2013
    I have a 1.5tb drive that connects via usb. Worked for years.

    Now my air wont read it.
    My TV will so I can watch all the files there but why wont my mac air read it now? =(

    I have tried everything I can think of, restarts, new cords, etc.

    Does anyone have any ideas?
  2. robvas macrumors 68030

    Mar 29, 2009
    Rip the drive out of the enclosure and try putting it in another enclosure and see if you can read it then.
  3. BioticNinja thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 10, 2013
    Nope, tried that.

    I go into disk utility and I can see it, but it's greyed out and "unmounted" I clicked repair but it says it cannot repair.

    Any other tips?

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