This problem is more a Hard Drive issue as opposed to Aperture per say. I have a LaCie 1TB External HD hooked to my IMac where I would download (back up) my Raw files while importing to the Aperture Library, which is on a separate external HD. I recently turned on the HD that houses my Raw Back Ups to send some more files there while importing to my Library HD. I got a message stating, “The disk you inserted is not readable by this computer.” I hit the “Initialize button which took me to disk utility and I hit the REPAIR button and got a message stating, ” Disk Utility can’t repair this disk. Back up as many of your files as possible, reformat the disk, and restore your backed-up files.” I tried to restore the Raw Back-up disk to a brand new 3T External HD but when I hit the RESTORE button after identifying the source and destination hard drives, I get a message stating, : RESTORE FAILURE - Could not validate Source- error 254. When I turn the Raw Back-up HD on, the disk icon doesn’t show up on my desktop or in the finder, not mounting I guess. I’m not real savvy when it comes to Computers as you can tell. So am I screwed, or is there a work-around for this. I’d include the screen shots of my messages I receive fi I could figure out how to do it!
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