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Hard drive won't mount on my mac bookpro

Lacie 500 G hard drive makes a funny hum sound and won't mount. This drive is about 3 years old. HD is used for editing purposes. If this HD is shot, I'd still like to get a couple of projects off of it.

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  • jsfjunk Mar 12, 2009

    I use this HD with firewire 400 & 800 connected directly to my mac bookpro. I''ve also tried to mount this HD on my G5 tower and it still does not want to mount.

  • aliokas May 11, 2010

    Have you tryed to connect it with dual usb cable (at one end there are two usb plugs)?

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Say goodbye to them, you might not sleep today but you'll forget about it

when noise happens the needle isnt reading the disk, unless you pay $500 to a data lab to recover it "if they can" usualy they cant

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