A friend of mine with a Win XP laptop purchased a external firewire400/USB 2.0 enclosure and put a Maxtor 80GB HDD in it. He formatted it in FAT32, and put some files on it. It promptly stopped working a while after that. My suspicion is that the formatting has gone awry. Unfortunately I am unable to mount it or even see the HDD on my PB 12" 1GHz. When I connect it by USB, I get USB storage device detected on "about this mac". But the HDD does not appear anywhere. When I connect it to firewire, same thing happens. I get firewire device detected, but no further activity. Does any one have any solutions? I wouldn't mind if I could format the disk either.