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Firewire not recognised when connected to mountain lion

Was going alright before i installed mountain lion

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Mountain Lion and Lion do not recognize anything that was created under the power pc architecture. If you're connecting an older drive with power pc programs (G5 and before), then you'll have problems.

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While you will have problems with the old Power PC programs, there is no reason you can\'t keep the files they made. Many free products --including a couple in the Apple store--will translate old file codes to new ones. UnArchiver is a free program that will open up almost any archived file, even the old ones.
The higher end programs like Adobe\'s or Microsoft\'s will generally open their older files.
If all else fails, try opening it as a txt file. (change the .xxx to .txt) You may be able to see a great deal of the file as text. If it was a photo, you\'re out of luck but if it was a highly modified text it\'ll be there mostly intact.
Good Luck!

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