Missing Files after being plugged into a mac

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samama - Mar 2, 2017 at 09:26 PM
Promomilia Posts 68 Registration date Monday February 6, 2017 Status Contributor Last seen May 19, 2017 - Mar 6, 2017 at 03:39 AM
Hello,
I borrowed a Hard drive that was always being used for a windows computer and i plugged it into my mac to save some files and when i returned the hard drive all the files are gone but if you check the info of the Hard drive it still says that there are files on it. (ex: 30gb left out of 500gb)
how do i find the files? :(

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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,828
Mar 3, 2017 at 10:55 AM
It appears the Mac re-formated the hard drive. For your information Macs and PCs use different partition formats. the only common format that can be read by both systems is FAT or FAT32.
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Promomilia Posts 68 Registration date Monday February 6, 2017 Status Contributor Last seen May 19, 2017 12
Mar 6, 2017 at 03:39 AM
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