1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

SSD transferred from Mac to Pc

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by zeeslaughter, Sep 4, 2019.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. zeeslaughter

    zeeslaughter Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2019
    Messages:
    1
    HELP!!

    I just spent tons of money downloading a lot of valuable sound samples and programs onto a 1tb Samsung SSD that was plugged into my iMac via USB/SATA cable. I bought a PC to run as a slave system and plugged the SSD into the motherboard.

    Now when I open my disc drive on the PC, it shows the disk as Disk 1, but has the mass of information as my Primary partition. only the Remaining area on my new SSD is marked as usable when I open up the File Folder for the new SSD. When it shows up under usable drives, it shows the SSD to be 128 gb rather than the full 981gb.
    When I right click on Disk 1 in the disk utitiliy, the only options are Delete Volume (which I don't wanna do because it has my files on it) or Help.

    How can I make the files from my old computer appear on the new one?
     
  2. lochlomonder

    lochlomonder

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2015
    Messages:
    2,670
    Did you format the drive on the Mac using exFAT? If not, I doubt Windows will be able to read the drive properly.
     
  3. Fireflycph

    Fireflycph

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2016
    Messages:
    1,063
    First Name:
    Morten
    If you didn't format the drive with the ExFat format, there are many options for s/w which can read it. The cheapest, this is free, has only a few features, and was the first one that popped up. Notice that I haven't tried this software myself and can't guarantee anything.

    Anyway, HERE is a link to it.
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Similar Threads - transferred
  1. UKA
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    158
Tags:
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1232520

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice