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    Disk not ejected properly....
    First post here hello fellow Mac users! Imac i5 Lion using old G5 HD in an external case with usb for timemachine back up. I occasionally get the error message telling me I didnt eject the disc properly. Well, I didnt eject the disk period! Any suggestions?

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    Might be a bad connection caused by the USB cable going from your external HD into the iMac. Try using a different cable and see if it helps.
    -Evan

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    Hey you again lol...Great idea I will definitely try that. AFTER I randomly trash some system files. Maybe even when I am using the terminal lol. Thanks Evan I will let you know as it seems the message appears late eves or early morns after sleep.

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    Hello all.....I tried the new usb cable still get the same message.

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    Try resetting the SMC
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