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Powerbook G4 and external hard disks

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Feb 6, 2013 11:21 PM

It's a bit strange, but I decided to buy a 17 inch powerbook G4 due to its size, as I want to work with web design. So far it's been working fine, however it can't read any external USB powered hard disks. Not sure if that's a problem of Tiger, or the laptop itself. The USB ports are working as I can use USB pen drives, printers, etc, but any hdd ! I tried different brands of hard disks, but no life.

 

Mine is a powerbook G4 1,67 ghz 17 inch.

 

It's still on Tiger, as I tried to upgrade to leopard but could not accept. That's another issue for later.

Mac OS X (10.4.11)

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