1. TheRealRudedog's Avatar
    Have a tricky one for you... or for me

    When I plug in a USB drive, SD card or micro SD between any of the devices listed below. It only shows up in the finder side bar, where I can access said device as well as unmount the device.

    However I can't for the life of me get it to show up on the desktop like it use to (not sure if that was pre El Capitan or an earlier version of El Capitan. Currently seeing all my drives Internal, thunderbolt drive bay and NAS and file servers in the house on the desktop. Just can't see any portable drives on the desktop.

    I've switched my finder preferences as well as rebooted in between still no luck, what am I missing? Details below

    I see them in Disk Utility they just don't pop up on the desktop anymore. Is this an El Capitan thing?

    Thanks for any help offered.

    iMac Retina 5K 27" 2014
    OS - El Capitan 10.11.6
    32 G Ram
    Radieon M290X

    All the readers I've used and how they are connected
    - Internal SD card reader Back of computer
    - Thunderbolt connected -> Lexan multi bay reader (CF/SD/Micro SD, adapters insurted)
    - USB 3 -> AUKEY powered 7 Port USB 3 HUB

    Preferences checked, rechecked and rebooted
    Finder -> Preferences -> General -> Show these items on desktop ->Hard disk, External disks, Cds, DVDs, and Ipods all checked

    Finder -> Sidebar -> Devices -> iMac (HD), Hard disks, External disks, Cds , DVDs, and Ipods all checked
    08-02-2017 10:14 PM

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