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Power Mac - G4 tower won't recognize external HD

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I have two USB harddrives and neither of them are recognized by my G4. One of them consistently requires two ports for power, so I'm not surprised that one isn't working. However, my backup drive (a Verbatim) should not need that and it is supposedly compatible with USB 1.1 ports. It shows up on a Macbook. I am also quite sure that the ports themselves are working. What's going on here? Help!
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Oh, and disk utility DOES recognize it, it's just not in finder. Now what?
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