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Can I use the Iomega LDHD250-u Hard drive with a mac?

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Yes, absolutely, my only recommendation is that you use the Disk Utility to format it, so it's 100% compatible

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click start click on my computer you should see your iomega drive
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another way is to control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right click on your iomega drive select format

hope this helps

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Any Hard drives before getting to used with MAC OsX has to be formatted according to the MAC file system...
I think that is the problem you are facing...
Make sure your hard disk is not formatted for any windows OS and try to reformat for MAC OsX...
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Manuals are not the easiest to come by for Iomega hard drives, but I can certainly assist you with formatting your hard drive for your Mac

All you need to do is this:

font.f1 {font: 14.0px Times}  * From your desktop click anywhere on a blank space on your desktop.

*Now you should see Finder listed near the Apple menu icon.

* From the Finder menu, click on Go, then Utilities from the drop-down menu. This will take you to your Utilities folder.

* Locate and launch the Disk Utility application

* Once Disk Utility is open, with your Iomega drive hooked up to your Mac and turned on, look in the left side bar and you should see your hard drive.

* Click on the hard drive and this will make the right window available to you.

* Now click the Partition tab

* It is here that can change your volume scheme from Current to 1 partition (or more).

* Once you have done that make sure to give your hard drive a name.

* Under Format: Make sure to select "Mac OS Extended(Journaled) format (this is the readable format for a hard drive being used on Macs).

* Once you are satisfied that the partition(s) is configured to your liking, the click Options button.

* Select GUID Partition Table for Bootability on an Intel Mac computer or notebook

*or select Apple Partition Map for a Power PC based Mac computer or notebook.

• Click Ok for that selection

• Click the Partition button and your drive will be ready to use once the format completes.

This should do the trick. Let me know if it works for you.

Thanks!

-Mactechtrainer

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It depends on how you formatted the the drive.
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Consult your owner's manual for specific details.

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