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First thing I would do if the drive is connected via a usb hub connect it directly to the imac, then if that does not work try one of the other usb ports. If that does not work connect it to a usb port you know works and then go into the applications folder and then into the utilities forlder and open up disk utility. Once opened your hard drive should appear in the left hand box click on your external hard drive then go to the first aid panel and run verify disk and if any problems appear run repair disk. Hope this helps.

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