Samsung G2 Portable hard drive can't be detected by my macbook

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I've always used this in my macbook pro and it always work and I just used it last night. but now, it doesn't appear in my desktop nor on the sidebar. the LED light is on and I can hear the typical sound of a hard drive starting and there's slight vibration which always does before. It doesn't appear even on other mac laptops. I dont have any PC Computer near me so if you could help me with a mac solution. Thank you!

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Hi Mckmsha,

Is the drive visible in Disk Utility? Enter the manufacturer's web page and search for some diagnostic tool for Mac. I strongly recommend you to check the drive on another PC and with another USB cable. This issue sounds like a connectivity problem. The noises the drive makes and the vibration are actually a good sign. Do you have valuable data on the drive?

Hope this helps