OS X V10.7 Lion :: USB Storage Devices Not Shown In Finder?

Mar 31, 2012

Occurring starting about last month, this has gone from a seldom, to all the time situation. plugging in any USB memory device either directly to the computer, or with cables, will allow the files to be accessed/changed/deleted by programs, but the device with it's files will not show in finder. The device shows in System information. I have set Finder to show everything, but they no longer apear. Before failing entirely, I would sometimes have the device show for a short time, then get an "Improper removal" error, without touching the device, after a few moments. All these memory devices still function properly when used in external devices and when direcly accesed by software. Not being able to use finder to modify content is a significant problem.

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Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: See Number Of Items In A Folder Shown In Finder?

Jun 29, 2012

Is there a way to see the number of items in a folder shown in finder?

Seems to me that in earlier versions, if you had a folder with 100 items (e.g., photos) in a folder in a finder window, when you clicked on the folder, something like "100 Items" would appear at the bottom of the finder window.† I don't see this now in Lion.

Info:MacBook, 2005 White 13"

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Intel Mac :: On Checking Storage Space - 800GB Is Shown As Other?

Jun 10, 2012

I appear to have used up a huge proportion of my 1TB storage space! Usual stuff like movies, photos, word files appears to have used up just over 100GB but then i have 'other' shown as about 800GB! Is there anyway I can find out what 'other' actually represents?

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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ITunes :: Phantom CD Shown In The Finder?

Jun 1, 2012

I click on a Play List or Shuffle and the first song plays over and over.

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Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), The phantom CD shown in the Finder

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Intel Mac :: Extra PC Shown Under Finder Shared

Jan 31, 2012

As a new Mac user and as the result of my machinations in the iMac Lion OS, I managed to wind up with an extra PC showing in the Shared section of the Finder Sidebar. I show my wife's PC and Time Capsule but I have an extra PC named Gerry581e of which I have no idea. I would like to know how to delete it from the list.

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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Hardware :: Time Capsule Shown In Finder But Cannot Connect

Mar 24, 2009

My time capsule shows up in finder under shared devices but when I click on it and it tries to connect it says 'connection failed' this is annoying. As I would like to access the external hard drive that I have connected to it. I am having no problems at all doing scheduled backups to the TC via time machine.

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OS X :: Flash Drive Not Shown In Finder - Not Removing Correctly

Aug 11, 2009

I have a flash drive that I purchased yesterday. The first time I stuck it in it was read like expected. I ejected it correctly, everything was fine. Now when I put it in, it doesn't show up on the desktop or in the finder. However when I unplug it I get the message saying it was not removed correctly.

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MacBook Pro :: Connected Camera Not Shown As Device In Finder

Apr 4, 2012

I have a macbookpro. I use Aperture and Iphoto. When I connect any camera to the Mac it does not open it as a device in Iphoto, Aperture or in Finder. It use to work but just stopped.How do I load my pictures to either iPhoto or Aperture?

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macbookpro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)

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MacBook Pro :: External Disk Not Shown In Finder Or Diskutil?

Apr 29, 2012

When I connect an external harddrive to my Macbookpro it does not show on Finder, Diskutil (but the hdd disk starts). USB works fine. If I plug in FW when computer is shut down or sleep it works fine. Cant find out why. Tried with different cables and disks.

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MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X :: External Hard Drive Not Shown Under Disc Utilities / Finder

Jun 27, 2008

I recently purchased a 500gb LaCie hard drive to use as as extra storage for media, not necessarily for back up purposes. I cannot seem to find it either under disc utilities or in the finder window. Has anyone had this issue with a hard drive and if so any suggestions?

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Icon Preview Is Not Shown For Mp3 Files In Finder?

Mar 6, 2012

Recently I noticed icons of mp3 files are no longer as used to be in finder. Previously I had a dark music note icon and when i hover my mouse there was a play button. Now I only see itunes icon in mp3 files. "Show Icon Preview" option is enabled, and i can preview image and pdf files in finder. But something happened to the mp3 files. get back the good old icon preview for mp3 files.

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Software :: Mounted External Hard Drive Not Shown On Desktop / Finder

Jun 9, 2008

I have a Macbook (blackbook) running OS X 10.5.3 and a 160GB Firelite HD that connects via USB. It use to show up and run just find but lately it hasn't been showing up on the desktop or in Finder. However, it shows up in Disk Utility, which shows that nothing is wrong with it. How do I get it to show back up on the desktop/finder?

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IMac (Intel) :: Downloaded Apps From IPad - Shown In Finder But Cannot Be Accessed

Jun 3, 2014

I recently purchased a Mac and downloaded my iPad apps to the Mac. The files are all shown in Applications in Finder but I cannot access them.. The files do not open and I've tried everything. I would like to use my apps on the Mac.

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iPad 2, iOS 5.0.1

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OS X :: Add FTP Server As Web Disk To Devices In Finder

Dec 11, 2009

I want to setup my ftp server to be a device on my computer. How do I do that? I want it to be able to be used simlar to the way the iDisk is used.

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OS X :: External Drive Does Not Appear In Finder Devices?

Apr 30, 2010

I just noticed that my external drive used for Time Machine has disappeared from the Finder "Devices" section. Thankfully it continues to work fine and Time Machine can access it, but it makes me nervous!

Disk Utility sees the drive and partition just fine. I've run Disk Utility Repair disk both from the startup drive and the install DVD and there are no errors. Repair permissions is greyed out/disabled under both conditions. All the rest of my internal and external drives are visible in Devices.

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OS X :: HDD Doesn't Show Under Devices In Finder?

Jul 26, 2010

I accidentally removed my HD from under the Devices folder in Finder when I was trying to drag and drop songs into iTunes. I assume there must be an easy way to get it to show up there again, I just am not sure what that is. It got dragged into whatever folder I was in in Finder and just kinda poof it was gone...

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OS X :: Remove Some Shared Devices From Finder Window?

Apr 21, 2009

How can I remove the 2 highlighted shared devices in a Finder window?

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MacBook Pro :: Connect To Local Network Storage Without Finder?

Nov 18, 2010

(I think) but here we have a NAS (Network Access Storage) that everyone can access. Anyways, on a PC you go to network under my computer (or just computer or 7 now) and in there it is listed along with the other computers on the network. That's all good. On the Mac side you can see it as well, and that's all good. Here is what I am trying to figure out; on a pc in the computer navigation bar you can type addresses. For example the drive was not popping up earlier under the "network", so I just type "//DriveName" into the bar and it opened it up as if I had clicked it.

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MacBook Air :: Does Google Drive On Finder Use Laptop Storage?

Aug 30, 2014

I am not clear on whether my data on the Google Drive shown in Finder is taking up storage space.  

I understand that it is used to sync, but is my data off of my computer or not? How is using the Google Drive shown in Finder different than using Google Drive via the web?    

I would like to access my documents, photos, and music from an external storage source, either Google Drive, Dropbox, or my own external HD.  

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MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2013), OS X Mavericks (10.9.1)

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OS X :: Getting Avahi Devices To Show Up In Finder With A Customized Icon?

Apr 20, 2010

Our device is broadcasting out its model name "DeviceX" on the network?

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MacBook Air :: Memory Stick Inserted Does Not Appear Under Remote Devices In Finder

Aug 22, 2014

I have a MacBook Air. I inserted  memory stick , but it did not appear in the Finders list for Devices / Remote Discs. When I removed it, a box opened telling me I did so incorrectly. I know how to eject remote devices, but if it was not listed, I could not do it properly. Why did it not appear under Remote Discs?

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MacBook Air

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Burn CD - Size No Longer Shown In It?

Jun 7, 2012

In previous verson of MAC OS X, the size of the files selected to burn a CD was shown at bottom of window.  This display is gone in Lion.  How do I get it back?

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Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Intel Mac :: Rename An External Drive That Appears Under "Devices" In Finder

Jun 27, 2012

I have to rename an external drive that appears under "Devices" in Finder. 

But when the drive is highlighted and I go to "Info," what comes up is whatever is highlighted WITHIN the drive. 

How do I rename the drive itself? 

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.4)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Magnifying Glass Shown When My Mac Pro Starts - How To Erase It

Jun 21, 2012

After my Mac Pro with Apple Lion 10.74 is up and running, a rectngular magnifying glass appeqrs, I want to close this magnifying glas, how can I do it?

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Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Guest Account Disabled But Still Shown On Login Screen

Apr 6, 2012

I just noticed that on my login screen, "Guest" appears even though it is disabled. I have not tried to run it, but when I do click on it I get the message that the computer will reboot into the "Guest" mode. I stopped at that point. This can't be normal.

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MacBook Pro (17-inch 2.4 GHz), Mac OS X (10.7.3), Homebrew 3GHz ASUS PC, Abacus, Sliderule, HP-50

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Wrong File Permissions Shown On Remote Drive?

Jun 7, 2012

I found a strange glitch with file permissions when accessing a network drive, on Lion. I am accessing my internal drive on my iMac over Wi-Fi from my MacBook. I am logged in under my user name. I notice that for every file on the remote drive (on my iMac), "staff" and "everyone" are ready only, but read & write access is reserved for "macports". Macports? It does not list my own name as having read & write permissions, and so I cannot save any file to this remote drive. When I access the drive locally on my iMac, the permissions appear correctly for the same files, i.e. my own name is listed as having read & write access. Is there some kind of glitch where the file permissions are misread when accessing a drive over the network?

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OS X :: Cannot See "Shared Devices" In Finder

Apr 21, 2009

I have tried to restart finder and everything else I can think of. Why can't I see "Shared" in Finder. I know I have at least one thing that should show up, but it does not.

Mac OS X Leopard (10.5.6)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Click Finder Icon On Dock ‚Ȇ New Finder Window?

May 22, 2012

Wasn't this an option previous to 10.7.4? It doesn't work now.When clicking the Finder icon in the Dock, a new Finder window would open? I know about Finder prefs - General - Always open folders in new window but this isn't what I mean.I'd have a Finder window open then want to copy/move something so I clicked on the Finder icon in the dock to get a new window.Every time I clicked the Dock icon, I'd get a new Finder window.

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MacBook Air :: Realization - IPhone Storage Versus MBA Storage?

Jan 10, 2010

I thought I would share a cool realization. I am now eligible for any iPhone upgrades and most likely will be getting the new one coming out this summer - whatever it may be. I realized today that most likely it will have 64GB of storage - the exact same size as my Macbook Air - I think it is so wild my future phone/pocket computer will have the exact same storage capacity as my main laptop. I could potentially mirror everything on my Mac that is on my iPhone in the future.

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MacBook Pro :: Unable To Delete Wifi Devices / Devices Under Airport Menu?

May 3, 2010

I just jailbroke my iPhone 3GS and installed MyWi to work with my iPad. I also tried it on my MacBook Pro using Bluetooth. After I paired my iPhone and MacbBook Pro together everything worked fine. Now under the Airport Menu I see a separate category labeled "Devices" which is just below where my Home Network is.

My questions is how do I go about deleting this? I've tried everything. I deleted my device under Bluetooth Preferences, quit MyWi, messed around with the Network Preferences and it still appears under the Airport Menu. I even clicked connect but of course that doesn't work since I quit everything and deleted the device in Bluetooth settings. It's not even listed under "Preferred Networks" when you click on the advanced tab. It appears as "(my last name) Hotspot" and is under a tab labeled "Devices"

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