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Richard, Apple Software Engineer
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I am planning to purchase a new MacBook. My current operating

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I am planning to purchase a new MacBook. My current operating system is OS X 10.6.8. I was told to back up my computer before taking it to the Apple Store to have information transferred to the new computer. I just purchased a My Passport for Mac that states on the box it's compatible with Yosemite, Mavericks or MountIn Lion. Will it work on my computer?
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Richard replied 7 months ago.
Hi there and welcomeYes it should work as it is using the inbuilt drivers.If you connect the drive, do you see it show up within finder?