Hi. I hope someone here can help me out. My girlfriend has a powerbook, G4 OS x10.4 & a macbook G5 OS X 10.5.8 Plus a 500g Maxtor external hard drive. The problem we have is that neither laptop will recognise the external drive. The drive will power up and spin, it shows up in System Profiler but there is no desktop icon or icon in the My
Computer window. Neither of us know how Macs work so could someone please tell me how to access this drive.
Sat 22-Sep-12 16:51:37
I ran repair but I got an 'invalid node structure', filesystem repair failed.
There is data on the drive but given the above error Im guessing it is all lost and a reformat, if possible, is the only option?
Sun 23-Sep-12 11:24:09