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Hi, my hard drive which came formatted for my mac was originally used with my laptop. I brought it to the office and hooked it up to my desktop (mac) to export a video project through compressor. that was fine. saved without any problems. I closed out through the normal process and then transferred to a second desktop (mac also) to transfer files from it. again, through the normal process, it was fine. When I went back to the second desktop to finish the project, it would not power on. I have changed cables (even though this is brand new) tried on all three computers and nothing seems to work. A friend told me that the portable is only used for one computer and cannot be interchanged. Unfortunately, I was told this AFTER the fact! Is that true? Is there a way to get the files off of the portable? Thanks in advance!
If the drive doesn't even attempt to spin up and appears to be completely dead then most likely it's the PCB which is dead. Just to confirm you can remove the drive from external enclosure and connect it directly to computer. If still doesn't power up then most likely the PCB is dead.You could try to get another hard drive of the same model and try to swap PCB. Not sure if it's gonna work though.
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