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    Power out, won't read portable harddrive

    I was work on a G4 dual processor. I have a Maxtor portable harddrive plugged in with Final Cut Pro files on it. The power went out and the computer won't read my harddrive no matter what I do. I've unplugged it, restarted the computer. I plugged my Maxor in my Powerbook and it appeared on the desktop, so I know it's not the portable Maxtor.

    What went wrong and more importantly, how I get my G4 to read the hardrive again? I need to get back to editing.


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    Check to see if it is showing up in Disk Utility....Also try another Firewire device to see if something is wrong with the Firewire card in the G4
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