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imac g4 music files


Hucky

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hi...i have a external hard drive that i have plugged into my imac...all my music files on the hard drive are not showing up...thanx

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bremner

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What type of music files are they Mp3, wma, wav ?

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bremner

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And what os is running on the G4

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bremner

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Sorry should have thought this through first.

What file system is on the hard drive. If it is NTFS that will be the problem.

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Hucky

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ntfs yes

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bremner

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What version of Mac OS

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Hucky

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is there any way around this thanx

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bremner

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For the third time

What version of the Mac OS is the G4 running?

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Hucky

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10.4.11

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bremner

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10.4.1 (Tiger) will read NTFS so you should see the files. Does the external drive have other files that are visible?

You could try installing MacFuse but I don't think this will necessarily help.

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Hucky

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i have some videos that are but the bulk of them are not

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