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can not see external HDD on desktop in my IMAC

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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
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by:rindi
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What file-system does the external disk use? Check with the disk utility on whether it works or is formatted.
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by:Aditya Arora
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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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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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thanks
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