How to search external hardrive files when on mac?

Answer Suppose the drive is called "ExtDrive". Do this....-- Open a Finder window.-- At the left sidebar, click once to select ExtDrive.-- In the search space, type the first five letters of the file name... Read More »

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Is there any way I can recover all my files from my external hardrive, after formating it?

Can you install windows to an external hardrive?

Most computers won't BOOT from an external drive or USB device. Check your BIOS settings. Good luck and Happy Computing!

How do I safely remove an external hardrive?

Turn your computer off. The important factor with a USB device is that it's powered. "Safely removing the device" cuts that power. So if you turn your computer off, you also cut the power to you... Read More »

Cannot access external hardrive...?

Autorun.inf does not trigger on modern Macs.Its either the USB cable / connectors / harddrive frame / power or the harddrive itself.Does the drive show up in Disk Utility on the Mac, or _really_ no... Read More »