Where are my Hard disks?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Oldmanmac, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. Oldmanmac macrumors 6502

    Mar 31, 2012
    After deciding to reinstall ML and doing so I can't find any of my external drives. All 4 of them are hidden. Only when I start in 1 of the others with Lion/ML do I see them.

  2. killerrobot, Aug 22, 2012
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2012

    killerrobot macrumors 68020


    Jun 7, 2007
    Assuming you're talking about seeing them displayed on the desktop:
    Go into Finder>Preferences>General and make sure External disks is checked.

    This was changed in 10.6 (I think) as a default option to hide the Hard Drives and External Hard Drives
  3. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    I was going to post the same, but wasn't sure if that was what the OP was referring to
    The post is a little vague and confusing

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