How do you guys use your external drives with the TB Display?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by micrors4racer, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. micrors4racer macrumors 6502

    Apr 19, 2012
    I have a problem of always forgetting to unmount my external drives which shows me the corruption warning whenever I inadvertently unplug my laptop from the thunderbolt display.

    Is there a way to avoid this?
  2. flynz4 macrumors 68040

    Aug 9, 2009
    Portland, OR
    For this reason... I avoid using external drives with my MBA attached to my TBD. It is too easy to forget to eject the drives.

    My Thunderbolt drives will be connected to my iMac once it arrives.

  3. MCAsan macrumors 601


    Jul 9, 2012
    Shut down the laptop...then disconnect it from any external devices ...then move the laptop. Periodically restarting a Mac is a good idea. Doing it as part of moving the laptop makes sense.

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