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Dead drive? I'm using a 250 GB drive along with a Powerbook G4 with OSX 10.5.1. I was working and suddenly my LaCie started clicking loudly, froze and would not unmount. Also my Powerbook froze. I manually shut down and restarted, after which the drive was not recognized at all (did not come up in finder. The drive makes a slight fast clicking sound every time I power it up, but does nothing else. My Powerbook works fine. How can I recover my LaCie?

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Re: Dead drive?

Ok! This is bad, just like any HD when you start hearing noises clicking, vibrations, it is due to a loose or faulty cylinder. These things are not worth the repair and your files are lost. The only thing that you can do is try to hook this up to another PC to see if it will work long enought to extract the files. Keep in mind a lot of companies manufacture these devices, but there largest business is geared towards Microsoft customers, so if you have a Mac do not count on guarantees for these devices to function properly with your unit.

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