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    Formatted External HD and it Failed! Help Please!
    Just purchased a Seagate 1TB External HD. Plugged it in, open utilities, select the drive. Clicked on Erase then chose MACOS Extended Journaled, renamed it then Erase.

    Then I this pops up.

    Volume Erase failed with the error:

    The underlying task reported failure on exit.

    Now it isn't showing on my desktop. When I go back into Utilities, it shows
    931.5 Seagate Desktop
    ...then disk1s1 - that read 931.5 Seagate before I tried to format it.

    Could someone please help me out?!
    Thank you!

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    I was able to reformat back to MSDOS.

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