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HT5172: Using USB 3 devices on Mac computers FAQ

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  thunderbolt to USB adapter
by digbyomega in MacBook Pro
41,286 19 3 days ago by leo_dd
by jcvalerior in MacBook Pro
129 3 3 days ago by gail from maine
  Why is my USB 3.0 drive running at USB 2.0 speeds?
by Kai Staats in MacBook Pro
582 5 2 weeks ago by magicat777
  WD Elements My Passport not appearing in Finder
by estebanmallo in MacBook Pro
134 4 2 weeks ago by estebanmallo
  iPad Air will not charge on my computer
by Reid71 in Using iPad
94 1 4 weeks ago by Skydiver119
  USB 3.0 Hub that works with 15'' Retina MBP (OS X Mountain Lion)
by dsanc89 in MacBook Pro
20,772 123 4 weeks ago by AWMarine
  Glad to have USB capability on my new iMac.  Been in Mac world all of 2 days now.  Question - I downloaded photos from a Centron flash drive and am wondering if flash drives have to be ejected the same as on a PC?  Can't find how to do it.  Thanks....
by Hglennb in iMac (Intel)
98 3 1 month ago by Kappy
  USB 3.0 extremely slow
by moosehooey in MacBook Pro
297 3 1 month ago by Michael Black
  Retina Macbook Pro - USB 3.0 not working properly?
by JoshRoedaMacUser in MacBook Pro
17,963 44 1 month ago by STUPENDOUS!!!
  In finder preferences my sidebar says the external drives show up. But none of my usb's show up. Please help.
by DylanG17 in MacBook
474 1 2 months ago by jeremy_v
  Macbook Air (Mid 2013) Wi-Fi Stops Working When USB 3.0 Stick Is Plugged
by yavuz.efe in MacBook Air
1,163 3 2 months ago by soujo
  USB 3.0 port speed
by vvmoisan in MacBook Pro
145 2 2 months ago by vvmoisan
  Is it possible to install Windows 7 to a Macbook Air 2013 13.3"
by BodomTheVixen in Boot Camp
16,565 12 2 months ago by BodomTheVixen
  USB Problems with my late 2013 iMac
by rjeffords in iMac (Intel)
2,220 4 2 months ago by Federico Ava
  Firewire 800 to USB 3.0 adapter?
by JDLee in iMac (Intel)
59,414 52 2 months ago by JohnnyG_71
  Macbook pro retina drops wifi when usb 3.0 stick connected
by Juraj SK in MacBook Pro
1,096 2 3 months ago by wired00
  I can't boot from any external drive using my new MacBook Pro Retina, even a drive with OS created by the Recovery HD of the Retina. Anyone have a solution?
by DFTeitel in MacBook Pro
7,376 20 3 months ago by _LB
  Is there a USB 3.0 Hub that really works with the Mac Mini?
by webalias rex in Mac mini
10,087 24 3 months ago by Sherbertdibdab
  USB 3.0 SuperSpeed hub problems plague my Retina MacBook Pro using the current OS 10.8.2
by AWMarine in OS X Mountain Lion
8,589 18 3 months ago by cybercussion
  I am having to restart mini mac and unplugging/plugging in the usb mouse to activate the mouse.  Any support/answers to simplify activating the mouse?
by msptom in Mac mini
230 2 3 months ago by msptom
  I just got a new MacBookPro  15" Retina....I plugged my ipad into the USB port and it does not recognize it?  HELP
by BT155 in MacBook Pro
98 1 3 months ago by dominic23
  Liguei uma Web camera logitech C615 -indica ser apta para MAC, mas ao fim de alguns minutos a imagem começa a tremer.
by manuel pinto in Using Apple Support Communities
120 0 3 months ago by manuel pinto
  USB 3.0 to accept 2.0 cables for my DJ equipment. HELP!
by master splint3r uk in MacBook Pro
113 1 3 months ago by Grant Bennet-Alder
  I have a new Mac pro.... when I plugged in PNY stick drive in the USB port a message came up that said that it was consuming two much power to remove the stick drive... what is this all about. ????
by dwrhpim in MacBook Pro
198 3 4 months ago by dwrhpim
  MacBook Pro Retina Battery
by doobie in MacBook Pro
62,529 85 4 months ago by londonman2
  my external drive shows read only
by bsdeitch in MacBook Pro
168 2 4 months ago by LowLuster
  USB 3 will not PNP on my MacBook Pro (Core 2 Duo)
by LordMegaMan in MacBook Pro
162 2 4 months ago by LordMegaMan
  Does my laptop really have USB 3?
by that was my alias in MacBook Pro
1,432 5 4 months ago by Emerald Knight
  My new Macbook Pro doesn't recognize my card reader (with a CF card inserted).
by beeroll in MacBook Pro
289 0 5 months ago by beeroll
  I have a USB device San Disk Cruzer 16GB and when I connect it to my Mac Mini (2013 model) it isn`t shown. What can I do?
by Gerhard1959 in Mac mini
599 11 5 months ago by C F McBlob


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