can not see external HDD on desktop in my IMAC

Hi i have an IMAC when i connect my external HDD i am not able to see on my desktop , but it appears under Devices

please advice
sanjeevkmrsAsked:
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strungConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In Finder, pull down the Finder menu to Preferences. In the General tab, check all the boxes. Same in the Sidebar tab.
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rindiCommented:
What file-system does the external disk use? Check with the disk utility on whether it works or is formatted.
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Aditya AroraNetwork & Hardware Commented:
have the same issue, i change the connecting cable it works.

please check if the drive is working in other system.
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sanjeevkmrsAuthor Commented:
thanks
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