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2 out of 3 partitions mounted.

I have this partitioned into 3 parts. Only two of them will mount. The other one shows up in utilities but is grayed out. Does anyone know of a way to make this mount. What happened was the computer was not responding and force quit would not work so I resorted to hitting the power button to shut down. External drives should be ejected properly I know but I had no other choice. I have had this problem before and eventually it read the drive again (not sure what I did then other than restart several times). Can anyone help?

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  • ckromer Sep 19, 2007

    I am using a Mac OS 10.4. Disk Utility will verify but gives an error before completing repair. I have also tried to run Disk Warrior and it also give an error. Anymore options/suggestions? I could try Techtool Pro? I feel like their should be a way to exract this information to another drive but I'm stuck as to what the solution is.

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It sounds like you're on a mac. I would run Disk Utility (in your Appications>Utilities folder) select the partition, and click the "Repair Disk" button. If that doesn't work, you may have to purchase a program like "Disk Warrior" (about $100) and that should take care of the problem.

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  • Kerry O'Connor Sep 19, 2007

    I like disk warrior a little better than tech tool.
    I would say if both Disk Utility & Disk Warrior failed, it's time to consider that partition lost & jump straight to data recovery software like File Salvage or Data Rescue.
    It's a good thing that it shows up in those programs though, it means you'll probably be able to get your files.
    -inky

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