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Mac Will Not Find My External Hard Drive - Time Machine Question

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ok, it's been hooked up doing fine for a week? or so. today, it will not backup, the puter can't find the backup disk.

rebooted everything, no luck

any suggestions?
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once again, it was user error...the firewire adapter had came out

nice to know y'all are here though!
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Wish my current was a PEBKAC - Ext HD which was mounting with FW800 for last few weeks will no longer show up. Tried many combinations of leads and sockets but have been reduced to FW400 until i find the cause of non appearance. This on the 24 - mounts OK with FW800 on the 20
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