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Imac is not detecting my LaCie External Hard Drive

My imac is not detecting my LaCie External Hard Drive. Problem seemed to occur after a power failure. The orange light comes on and I can hear the disk spinning.

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Do you have a CD disc software installer of your external hard drive (F.A. Porshe 160GB).? If you got it, you must reinstall it, so that your Imac can detect it. Otherwise, find it at the internet and download it.
The power failure could have damage some stored data about your External Hard Drive in your Imac. That's why, you have to reinstall it. Send us your e-mail comments for us.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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