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My iMac G5 crapped out and when I ran the disc utility it resulted in "Volume Mac HD failed error -9972 Volume 1 could not be repaired" HJ diags all passed. I tried Disc Warrior but when the directoryscreen came up the Mac HD was not an option. What goes?

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My iMac G5 crapped out and I ran the disc utility which resulted in "Volume Mac HD failed error -9972 Volume 1 could not be reparied" The hardware diags all passed. At the suggestion of this forum I ordered and ran DiscWarrior. But when I got to the screen that asked for which disc to have the diectory rebuilt the Mac HD did not show as an option. The DW support guys said the computer is not communicating with the drive and the drive is toast. True? Where do I go from here? I have a backup copy my my Home folder so I'm hoping if all else fails I'll at east be able to restore that on this or a new computer. Suggestions?

Power Mac G5 (June 2004), Mac OS X (10.5.8)
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