Transfer photos from a Mac HDD to a PC running Windows 7

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  1. Sprint

    Sprint New Member

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    Hi,
    I'm new to this forum and I was wondering if someone could assist me with the following problem:-
    I have a HDD from a Macbook computer,the motherboard of which has died,and i would like to try and recover some jpeg photos onto my PC running Windows 7. The HDD is in a caddy and although the PC installs the drivers etc and it is listed in Device Manager, it does not show up on Explorer.
    Does anyone have any suggestions?
     
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    Hi,
    I will try the suggestions in the article.
    Thanks for your help.
    Regards
    Paul
     
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    Check in disk management whether this disk has a drive letter. Without a drive letter you will not see it in Explorer. But do not reformat the disk. That would erase everything.

    If nothing helps, You can use a Linux kit to copy that files. e,g, this one that I made.
     
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    I can tell you that I just did a project similar to yours for a friend and I purchased MacDrive 9 to resolve things as painlessly as possible. It worked without issue although you're likely to be a bit confused about how the data structure appears.
    I was gonna use Paragon's version as it is considerably less expensive, but the MacDrive software seemed to have better reviews so I went with that.
    Just thought I would share my experience with an actual project.
    Good Luck
     
  6. Sprint

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    Hi,
    Thanks for all your comments and help.
    I chickened out and bought Paragon HFS+.
    It worked perfectly and all has been transferred to a windows system.
    Thanks again.
    Regards
    Paul
     

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