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200 gb d2 extreme

Made whining noise. would not dismount. Powered down by pushing blue switch. Later turned blue switch on but drive would not mount. Used on G4 mac for 1-1/2 years, 7 months on imac 2 core intel. disconnected power plug, firewire cable and reconnected power plug and firewire cable to computer. The drive emits and very low clicking sound.

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  • frank stork Aug 28, 2007

    dovi,
    the truble is, I can't get the drive to mount. The drive icon dosen't appear on screen.

    The next thing for me to do is to switch the firewire cable to USB cable and see it that makes a dif.

    [email protected]

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The whining noise and the low clicking sound are indicate mechnical problem. My recommendation to you is to backup all the important data you have on it ASAP before it will crash and you will not able to do it !!!!

Posted on Aug 27, 2007

  • Dov Dror Aug 28, 2007

    Since your hard drive has a mechanical problem, switching to USB cable will not help you.

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