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hard drive won't mount!!!!!


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i have a external hard drive that is an external case with an internal drive enclosed, (250g). i have been using it for about a year and a half, no problems. i backed up my hard drive to the external the other day so i could reinstall osx (10.2.8). now the external drive wont mount. this is a serious problem as i have all of my school work (uofL - photography) saved to that drive and cannot access it. any ideas as to why the drive won't mount?
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Can you see the drive when using the disk utility application. If so, you canit to mount the drive.

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nope, opened disc utility but nothing. the drive is plugged in properly and is powered on but does not mount. any other suggestions?
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May be you should figure out whether the problem is with your Mac or the external HD. If you have access to any other Mac or a PC you could test it. If it is not mounting with others as well, then highly likely the problem is with the EHD provided that you didn't do a major OS update. Give it a try.

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nope, opened disc utility but nothing. the drive is plugged in properly and is powered on but does not mount. any other suggestions?
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