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Now I don't have a single copy of those photo's. As for connecting the drive to the computer in the first place, it should just plug right in with a cord. I have access to his external hard drive, but I have no idea how to use it to retrieve those pictures. Please help. this contact form

Sounds like an obvious question, but I seriously cannot screw up his hard drive or he'll kill me. From experimenting as I wrote this, I could get iPhoto or iTunes library files to show up in Spotlight for some reason. Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project Then click the box that says “aren’t included” and change it to “are included”.

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This won’t preserve albums or anything your boyfriend had made, but at least you’ll have the pictures. Most Liked Posts lisapink07, Sep 3, 2009 lisapink07 macrumors newbie Joined: Sep 3, 2009 #1 I am a new mac user with a used Macbook. The only problem is, he cleared too much off!

Weird. No, create an account now. Again, I don’t know where exactly he put the file, but before he moved it onto the external hard drive it was probably in ~/Pictures. How To Recover Files From External Hard Drive Mac If he had them in iPhoto, they’ll all be contained in one file, called iPhoto Library.

If the files are not in an iPhoto Library file (or if they are and Spotlight’s just screwing you), you can try just Spotlighting for images on the HD. How To Recover Files From External Hard Drive Not Detected Thanks! If you do, maybe you can find it manually? If you do find the file, just copy it back to your computer, and you should probably put it in ~/Pictures.

As to where the pictures are, that depends where he put them. How To Recover Data From Damaged External Hard Disk And actually... Once I found the files, would I simply copy them (like, command + c) and then paste them into whatever file I wanted? As to where the pictures are, that depends where he put them.

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It didn’t occur to me that this would be classified as a system file! How do I get copies of the pictures off the hard drive and back onto the Macbook? External Hard Drive Recovery Software I believe all his pictures are stored on iPhoto. Recover Deleted Files From External Hard Drive I believe it is from 2007, but has been upgraded several times.

Then double click the file and iPhoto should load that library. weblink I believe all his pictures are stored on iPhoto. How do you connect the hard drive to the computer? (I don't have the hard drive with me, so I'm not sure if he just has a cord or something.)Click to The only effective difference for you between these is which hole you plug it into, but that’ll be easy enough to figure out. How To Recover Files From External Hard Drive Without Formatting

He moved overseas for a religious mission. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply devburke, Sep 3, 2009 devburke Guest Joined: Oct 16, 2008 #3 lisapink07 said: ↑ I am a new share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Log in http://diskpocalypse.com/external-hard/recovering-data-on-an-external-drive.php By default, “hidden” files and system files don’t show up.

Probably USB, maybe FireWire or even ethernet. External Hard Disk Data Recovery Software With Crack Free Download But the good news is all the albums and everything your boyfriend had will be preserved. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Hopefully you won’t have that issue.

Hopefully you won’t have that issue. I got this Macbook from my boyfriend. And actually... How To Recover Deleted Files From External Hard Drive Using Cmd Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...

Double-click that and it’ll bring you back to your search. Now I don't have a single copy of those photo's. Or with the method below. his comment is here I am having an issue with the laptop and need help asap.

Sounds like an obvious question, but I seriously cannot screw up his hard drive or he'll kill me. Then you should be able to find “iPhoto Library”. Got a tip for us?