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Mounting an external hard drive onto my I Mac

I've purchased a 500 Gb external Lacie USB hard drive, which is compatible with PC as well as Mac. My I-Mac (OSX 10.4.2) does not recognize it - it doesn't come up at all in disk utilities. I tried mounting it on my PC, and it does show up there, by the way. I e-mailed LaCie - no answer. Please help!! Videolady

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Hi, I have just checked the LACIE website, So Google LACIE, click the second result [Lacie's own site] you will get a page up with a choice box, select Australia/go click the desktop HDD. click the 500Gb usb, this will give you a page with a support and a download link. click download, here you will find a manual and drivers. Goodluck mistyman

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