Hard Drives not recognizing on computer V.DiskWarrior Question

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  1. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    I acquired some External Hard Drives. Most of them don't recognize on the computer when I plug them up but I go into disk warrior and they are there but I can't rebuild them because it says "the file system is unsupported" I assume its because its formatted for windows. Is there a program for mac I can get to try to rebuild these drives or whats a windows program similar to DIskWarrior? -Thanks guys, Kyle
     
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    i assume they are in ntfs if mac doesnt see them...plug them into a windows machine and format them to fat32, then plug them into the mac and reformat to hfs+
     
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    You shouldn't have to use a Windows box, just use Disk Utility to reformat in HFS+.
     
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    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    Well, Three of them I hook up and they say that the drive is 2.0TB and a bunch of crazy numbers and it won't let me format them. Oh, and the drives are like 320GB and 500GB drives that say they are 2.0TB
     
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