My iMac G5 1.8Ghz Hard Drive has disappeared!

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by bobmacman, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. bobmacman macrumors newbie

    Mar 16, 2006
    I was just checking Permissions, etc with Disk Utility by starting up with my Install disk and Disk Utility isn't showing my Hard Drive!!??? When I try and start up my iMac it show a flashing question mark on a Folder. I have tried starting up from Diskwarrior Disk but that also doesn't show my Hard Drive??!! :confused:
  2. hellodon macrumors 6502

    Jan 19, 2006

    this happened to one of our office drives a couple weeks ago. same machine too. about 7 months old. took it to the apple store. they replaced it, but any data that was not backed up was gone. $2100 if we wanted data retrieval. Let me know what happens. we're buying another western digital drive and trying a chip swap to see if that works.
  3. bobmacman thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 16, 2006
    Yep I shall let you know if I get it sorted out!

    So can anyone help!!!

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