Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Lacie hard drive won't mount

Thank you Diannetrussell!

She (he?) provided a simple solution to a frustrating problem

Hey everyone, my solution works for me and it's very simple - could be worth trying before anything risky or complicated.
All I do is go to Activity Monitor, choose Finder -> Quit -> Force Quit. Finder re-launches automatically immediately, and my external drives all show up and behave themselves. The same simple solution also works when trash emptying gets stuck. I often find it's the Finder, not the devices and system, that is at fault.

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