Show Hard Drives on Mac Desktop

In the Dock, click the Finder icon (smiley face). Click Finder (in the top left of the screen). Click Preferences. Click the General tab if it isn’t already selected. Check the “Hard disks” option and any others that you wish to see appear.

Using External HD’s on Mac & Windows

When using an External HD on a Mac & Windows computer you may run into problems. Here is a guide to demonstrate what formats work best for your drive depending on your situation. Format Operating System Windows (NTFS) Mac OS Extended (HFS+) FAT32* Windows Read & Write Read Only Read & Write Mac OS X Read Only Read & Write Read & Write Access Type… Continue reading Using External HD’s on Mac & Windows