imac not seeing my external drive....

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  1. mikebatho macrumors 6502a

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    I just accidentally unplugged my freecom 160gb hard drive without binning it first. I got the 'item not ejected properly' warning, and now my mac can't see it. I've switched everything off & back on again but it still isn't appearing on my desktop.

    Am I screwed or can anyone help?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. mikebatho thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Nope : (
     
  4. simsaladimbamba, Oct 17, 2012
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  5. mikebatho thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    No. Wouldn't have a clue how to do that. Are there any risks attached to doing that?
     
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    No risks. And instructions are included on the site I linked to in post #4.
     
  7. mikebatho thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    So it's just a matter of shutting the computer down then unplugging the power lead?

    That doesn't seem much different to the shutdown I've already tried.....
     
  8. mikebatho thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yayy!

    I don't know how, but that did the trick - thanks!! : )
     

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