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Usb drive won't mount

Westen Digital 160 giga usb drive.  I backed up maybe 10 gigs of photos and video from my Mac powerbook g3, (osx.4) and next time I started up, the drive failed to show up on the desktop.  Tried another usb port, no go.  Diskwarior can't find it either. the li
Oh dear.

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  • PapaHedberg Nov 18, 2007

    What is that?  One that plugs right into a computer or one that has an external power source?

  • PapaHedberg Nov 19, 2007

    I plugged it into my PC and it appeared immediately.  Then back to my old Mac.  Problem solved by Bill Gates, I guess.  Who'd a thunk it.


    Problem solved for now.

  • Rizerd Nov 26, 2008

    My Mac Intel Core Duo with is unable to mount the Acomdata drive. 
    It had been working fine until I tried to move a file over to the drive and it
    just sat there and spun and spun. .
      Do I need driver?  Can 't seem to find a disk to load with a driver..

    Help needed.



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Try to plug the device in a Active USB hub..

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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    Vivek Viswambharan Nov 19, 2007

    Yes.. Put it to one that has external power source.



  • Vivek Viswambharan
    Vivek Viswambharan Nov 21, 2007

    Ha.. Ha.. Ha.. Good...

    It may be any problem with file system..

    I don't havy any experience with Mac..



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