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My powerbook g4 won't recognize my external hd or my web cam but it recognizes my ipod.

I am renting a powerbook g4 from the college. I keep my files on an external hard drive, but the powerbook doesn't recognize it. It doesn't register with the latop at all. neither will my web cam. It does recognize my ipod. i am using the usb ports for all of these and have tried all the different usb ports. I don't know if it is a driver problem of what. If it help my external hd is a western digital and myweb cam is logitec.  If you could help sole my problem i would be very thankful.

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I am not really sure but i think the Camara and the External Hard Drive have to be compatible with Apple I think so you can use it. An IPOD is made by Apple so thats why your G4 recognizes it. I would just buy like a USB Drive. And also try to download the Drivers also and you can do that by google-ing it that sort of think. Anyways just use a windows based computer Bro its much more efficient. Let me know how it goes alright.

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