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Cant read external Hard disk

by Dopedane / December 29, 2015 3:20 AM PST

I have send an external hard disk to my friend in China containing files shot with my camera. The files are all .mov files and the disk is in MAC OS extended journal format. On my MAC here is works fine but my Chinese friend says his MAC can't detect the disk. Anybody knows whats wrong?

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Problem
by drues1986 / December 29, 2015 3:34 AM PST

I think your friend mac have problem .

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by Dopedane / December 29, 2015 3:35 AM PST
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What kind of problem? Happy

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Re: disk
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 29, 2015 5:12 AM PST

It's either his Mac or the drive that has an issue. Easy to check by using another Mac and another drive (if you know that other drive works with that other Mac and has the same file system).

Kees

Post was last edited on December 29, 2015 5:21 AM PST

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re:Cant read external Hard disk
by Joris903 / January 11, 2016 6:09 PM PST

May be there have a problem with your friend's Mac or disk was damaged in transit.

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