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PowerBook G4 does not seem to recognize. (Worked well on previous Apple lap top)

Powerbbok G4 does not recognize Firelite SmartDisk

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  • Michael Rodriques May 11, 2010

    What OS version on the G4?

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If your Firelite SmartDisk was formatted for a PC, and you are using the Mac side of the G4 it won't. They use a different format scheme. Need to load Parallel, bootcamp, or another virtual PC program, and then Windows. Using that it will recognize it.

If you know another Mac user that is using both sides (Mac and Virtual PC) is a quick way to retrieve data to move it. Be careful reformatting the FireLite. There are some more complex ways. Hope that this helps.

AAirwolf

PS: I use a 160GB FireLite on my G4, MacBook Pro as well as my Tower and notebook PCs.

Posted on Aug 08, 2010

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