View Full Version : Recognition Of Usb Thumb Drive

24th June 2005, 09:46 AM
I have a new Mac Mini. My 128meg thumb drive which works on my Winxp laptop is not recognized on plugging into the mac. I had hoped to use it between both ass I travel and can't afford an iBook yet. Any advice an what the problem could be?

24th June 2005, 09:47 AM
do you know what filesystem its using ?

24th June 2005, 09:50 AM
No. It works on xp that is all I know.

24th June 2005, 09:54 AM
I just checked properties and it is FAT.

24th June 2005, 10:25 AM
I have a dodgy freebie 64MB drive and it works on XP at work and comes up straight away on the Powebook FAT32 format

24th June 2005, 11:19 AM
Is it plugged into an Apple keyboard? Some of these devices, especially USB2.0 ones, won't work when plugged into a low power USB1.1 port.