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Peter Sands
external hard drive icon missing
on Aug 2, 2008 at 5:20:11 pm

My LaCie 120GB external hard drive icon refuses to appear on either my MacBook Pro or my Powerbook G4. It knows its connected 'cos it fires up when plugged (firewire) in but no icon anywhere. No problems with my 2 other external hard drives. What to do?

Peter



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Zane Barker
Re: external hard drive icon missing
on Aug 3, 2008 at 2:48:51 am

Does it show in disk utility?

There are no "technical solutions" to your "artistic problems".
Don't let technology get in the way of your creativity!



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Peter Sands
Re: external hard drive icon missing
on Aug 3, 2008 at 2:58:19 am

No, DIsk Utility doesn't see it.

Peter



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Zane Barker
Re: external hard drive icon missing
on Aug 3, 2008 at 3:01:11 am

If the same thing happens with a different cable then ether the drive or the enclosure it is in are not working. You fill need to contact the manufacturer for any possible warranty.

There are no "technical solutions" to your "artistic problems".
Don't let technology get in the way of your creativity!



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Alexander Kallas
Re: external hard drive icon missing
on Aug 24, 2008 at 2:18:12 am

Try DiskWarrior

Cheers
Alexander


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