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Drive won't mount

Dear Tech Support, Hello, My porsche drive won't mount on the desktop and won't appear in the list of harddrives in disk utility. it turns on and appears to be running (i can hear the motor when i put it close to my ear) but it won't show up on the desktop. the only thing that has happened is that the last time i ejected my drive from my G5 and turned off the drive, the computer said that i had improperly ejected my drive. there had been at least a 1-2minute lapse between when i ejected it and turned it off, so it was wierd that it still hadn't been ejected from the computer. ever since then i haven't been able to get it to mount. i have improperly disconnected my harddrive before, and nothing has ever happened. i tried data rescue but because the drive won't even show up on the desktop, it can't recognize it as a drive to rescue. is there any way to save this drive? i have something very important on it that I need by wednesday. all the best, aleigh

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Hi, am not that familiar with your porsche drive but you might want to have a look at this forum > http://forums.macosxhints.com/showthread.php?t=63067. There are software that might be able to help you from the manufacturer's website http://www.lacie.com//support/support_manifest.htm?id=10096. Also, have you tried running the CD that came with it for the control software? Cheers

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