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I recently did an upgrade to the Leopard OS. However, once I did this my computer is failing to mount my external hard drive. It is a Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini and it has lots of information backed up on it.

I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me with this problem and direct me toward getting my computer to recognize this hard drive.

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AS a first step, can you see it in system profile menu > Get Info > more info

Secondly can Disk Utility see the drive and can you run a repair on it
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Nope, I cannot see it in the system profile menu and disk utility cannot see it either.
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have you upgraded to 10.5.3, it might fix any issues

Otherwise, you may have to give disk warrior a try

http://www.alsoft.com/DiskWarrior/details.html

I know this sounds dumb - but have you used another cable
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I haven't tried different cable. I don't have any other cables anyway to be honest. It was literally working just yesterday and then I upgraded to Leopard and now it just isn't mounting for some reason.
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