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G4 Power Mac not seeing the external drive

I have used the new drive for a month. Its half full 250 gigs of media for a film Im cutting. Mac G4 . The icon no longer appears on the desk top. I have tried leaving it overnight. Still no joy . have checked fire wire cables and swopped the outgoing and in going firewire ports on the external drive and the computer to check cacles etc.

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Re: G4 Power Mac not seeing the external drive

Yup, I'm afraid the only known solution is to return to an earlier version of the opertating system. I suspect that if you recall - the item disappeared after a security update. Shame eh! Robin

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