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Failure to mount on desktop

Hi there, Can anyone help me, I have a 320GB Iomega MInimax, and recently it is failing to mount on my desktop. I am using a MAC PowerBook G4 with OSX 10.3.9, and it still registers my drive in its 'System Profile' under 'firewire - hardware', but I cannot access it. I've tried using different cables, different harddrive enclosures and even different macs, but it wont work. Please help!

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Re: Failure to mount on desktop

Iomega which is now a thing of the past were renowned for their fragility It may well have died

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I have an iomega minimax device that I cannot seem to connect to my imac. when i plug the device in nothing happens on the desktop.

try getting a new power cord from iomega, If that doesn;t work, the drive is probably corrupted. They are under a year warranty. You ship yours to them and they will send you a new one. Try the free chat on Iomega

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Take the computer to a qualified Apple technician -- the hard-drive could have "died". Is the drive still under warranty? If so, you can get a replacement for free, but you will need to contact a "Data Recovery Service" if you want to "recover" any of your files.

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