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Can I tell if a hard drive is usable or fake?

Opening it up should let you see the circuit board and if it’s just parts and a cheap, small flash storage with firmware that intended to match the alleged size or if this is legit storage that has ...
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Can the Apple Photos app index large photo libraries on an external drive?

Yes. I have had photos on an external drive. The "Photos Library.photoslibrary" is the library for Photos. The default location is on the boot drive but you can change it to be on any drive. ...
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"Could not mount disk2s1 after erase" error for external SSD on mac ventura

I ran into the same problem of MBR-formatted drives not being readable. However, I got macOS to recognize the disk with this error message: I clicked "Initialize..." to init the disk (but ...
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