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Question pc files erased after hooking to macbook

Dal777

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Hello, I've been using an external SSD for my resolve file storage. My pc was shut down and on my way for vacation, so I just removed the SSD from the pc while it was shut down. On vacation, I hooked to MacBook to dump footage from iPhone 12 Pro Max, so I hooked iPhone to MacBook and SSD and used "Image Capture Alias" to get images from iPhone. Then after vacation when I hooked to pc to my utter surprise the SSD was saying it was empty like it was formatted. Is there any chance I can recover data?
 

VirtualLarry

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Methinks that you missed a "drive is not formatted - format now (y/n)?" prompt somewhere along the way on the Mac.

Or, Mac being Mac, maybe it just auto-formatted it for you.

Regardless, the odds are VERY slim that you could recover much. SSDs are not like HDDs.
 

Dal777

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Thanks guys thankfully its not a huge deal, well at least i dont think i had any files that i dont have copies of. the only thing is ill have to remember what videos i was working on in resolve. Also need to research to make sure this never happens again. thanks again God bless!
 

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