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Parellels + External NTS USB Hard Drive Issues

rjander77 asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
My boss has an NTFS formatted external hard drive. He bought a shiny new Macbook Pro w/ Parallels. We plugged in the external drive to pull off his photos, videos and tax info. Neither Windows or OS X would read the drive.

We plugged the drive back into a Dell XP desktop to pull off the files. Windows cannot see the drive, not even in the Logical Disk Manager.

What to do to avoid the boss' wrath?

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The PC-related items you mentioned did not work, and to try the Mac-related items I need to wait for him to come back with his Mac, so I won't keep you waiting any longer.  I think what you listed was very thorough and I appreciate the help.  If none of this works, we're probably looking at professional data recovery services as a last resort.
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