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Expand» Details Details Existing questions More Tell us some more Upload in Progress Upload failed. You will need to find a Windows machine and use a Windows based utility. if i had the drive i could recover it no problems do you have access to a Leopard installation disk? Click to expand... Check This Out

Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion yup but sounds to me like the drive is failing, so it wont last for long. dipstick I Think I fried Something~It Ain't... An upgrade provides network support for data recovery over a local area network, another feature that is lacking in many competing products. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2539347?tstart=0

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i could probably "help" you find some recovery software thirdly, select the greyed out partition, and try to create a new disk image from that by hiting the "New Image" button mjk79 View Public Profile Find More Posts by mjk79 24-03-2008, 21:21 #44 Biffo the Bear Forum Member Join Date: Jul 2005 Location: Nottingham Posts: 24,418 Quote: Originally Posted by Then I took the drive to my Mac and erased all the stuff and went back to the PC to install the stuff that was there before. Will the WD My Passport drive recognize?

  • no wonder why you canot fix the hard drive in disk utiliy, FAT32 support was added in 10.5 (leopard).
  • Posts: 11,923 Wow, lots of people are suggesting using a PC, which is what I said in the first place!
  • Whenever I go to Network and Sharing Centre and try connecting to the...
  • I used Disk Utility and it says "Unable to read FAT (input/output error) ".
  • great ive got it see you on the light side!
  • ok thanks for telling me that.
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  • second, if that doesnt work after that, try the HDD on a PC.
  • The light flashes, I hear it boot up, then it stays lit as if it is connected.
  • I'm taking a hell of a risk here but...

My mic isn't working correctly » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. that doesnt matter, as long as it mounts and can be detected. Hope you manage to get your problem sorted. Input Output Error Mac Disk Utility Defrag and chkdsk don't discrimate based on what OS you use, they simply focus on the physical drive.

well there goes that idea, that does make it a bit harder. One disk has stopped connecting even with the USB connection and the firmware updater doesn't recognize that there is a connected disk at all. (Backed up fortunately.) A symptom that I'm u think there's a way you can work remotely? http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f65/external-hard-drive-suddenly-not-working-634638.html OSX utilities like Disk Utility probably can't help you.

About Us Mac-Help.com is a friendly community of experts and enthusiasts, providing free Tech Support for Mac and other Apple products. Hard Drive Input Output Error Data Recovery: R-Studio is able to recover deleted and damaged files from drives, even if the drive has been formatted, is currently not mountable or if the drive has bad sectors. I took it to a local data recovery service & they got everything back, for the cost of about £75. its quickly becoming the only way to recover it!

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So I look for cheap and good software. http://www.mactalk.com.au/28/99842-external-hdd-wont-mount.html Turned off add-ons. Input Output Error Mac External Hard Drive Welcome to Mac-Forums! Input Output Error External Hard Drive Ubuntu From the prompt type in "chkdsk /f E:" without the quotes.

Compare Mac data recovery software - DR to DW /FS etc Mac Data Recovery Software 2011 - TopTenREVIEWS Quote/The winner for best Mac Data Recovery Software is RTT R-Tools Technology’s R-Studio, his comment is here There is also a box that asks"diagnose internet connectivity". JonDoe View Public Profile Find More Posts by JonDoe 24-03-2008, 21:04 #38 La Boheme Posts: n/a Quote: Originally Posted by miss granger I did exactly the same Jon & You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM. External Hard Disk Input/output Error

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the fat system might be corrupt in some way or another.

if you want, there is some software called "Team Viewer" that lets you create a session to allow remote access. I'm a graphic designer and my files need to come home to Mama. The light comes on and I can tell the drive is on but nothing else.  I just tried downloading the new firmware, and received an error that the drive could not Testdisk Download JonDoe View Public Profile Find More Posts by JonDoe 24-03-2008, 20:13 #34 Les Willis Posts: n/a Have you tried turning it off and turning it on again?

i can log in, do what i need to do, and once you exit the application i can no longer get it. xmimerzx 2010-12-17 01:42:20 UTC #3 Mine was also unplugged wrong while moving my laptop the hard drive (my passport essential) dropped and disconnect from the cable/mac book pro. I did the things I followed the instructions on updating the firmware and software for the drives but I still have intermittent problems. navigate here no wonder why you canot fix the hard drive in disk utiliy, FAT32 support was added in 10.5 (leopard).

I'm praying to God that you're a trustworthy person. Welcome to MacTalk Australia the largest Australian community for Apple discussions and topics » Join the discussions, Register Now! i can destinctly remeber repairing the FileSystem of a FAT formatted drive though. the force (mac rumors)...

Find More Posts by Biffo the Bear 24-03-2008, 20:08 #31 Alt-F4 Inactive Member Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 10,128 I would take the hard drive out of the caddy I just took it off the drive and copied it onto my PC's external hard drive. Find More Posts by redjay 24-03-2008, 21:14 #41 robtuk06 Forum Member Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 4,425 I really don't understand this thread - why have you lost your