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Plugging MacBook Pro HDD into my PC laptop


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Twinbird

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If I removed the HDD from a MacBook Pro and plugged it into my PC laptop (running Windows 7) would it be recognized? I have an HDD-USB adapter I will use to do the job. I want to run a Windows file recovery program to try and get some files off the drive. I'm assuming it will work, I just want to be sure. Thanks.

**Edit** So I've discovered that Macs use HFS/HFS+/HFSX as their file system and Windows PCs can't recognize this, but I've also found the latest Windows drivers that will allow me to read files on this file system, so I guess I just answered my own question..

Anyway, in case anyone is interested in getting their PCs to read Mac drives, here is were I found the drivers: http://forums.macrum...d.php?t=1368010 (scroll down to the last post).

Edited by Twinbird, 19 March 2013 - 09:59 PM.

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You can always give it a try and see.
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