What is happening:

I have a PC running Windows 8.1 and a Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.2. I also have a USB which is 8GB. My Mac isn't connected to the internet but my PC is. When I connect my USB to my Windows Machine it works as usual. It shows it's formatted as FAT32. However when I insert it to my Mac it doesn't show as a device but in Disk Utility it shows that it isn't mounted:Disk Utility

When I try to mount the drive it says that I need to run First Aid on it. But nothing different happens.

I was wandering if there was a way to open Mac OS extended/HFS/HFS+ USBs on Windows. This is the only way my Mac reads it.

  • What about using DropBox/Google Drive/Live? You could copy the files there and copy to your Mac or vice versa. – Leptonator Aug 21 '15 at 14:25
  • Try plugging the USB disk in and rebooting your Mac... does the disk get mounted this way? – Kinnectus Aug 21 '15 at 14:26
  • I can use any of what you recommended because I also stated that I haven't connected my Mac to the internet – ss4566654768 Aug 21 '15 at 14:39
  • I will try doing that "rebooting your Mac..." – ss4566654768 Aug 21 '15 at 14:39
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    Format it as FAT on your Mac then use it on your Windows machine. – qasdfdsaq Aug 21 '15 at 15:56

Fixed it. It turns out I was booting into safe boot by accident. I booted into normal mode and it worked. Although I had to do what qasdfdsaq said.

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