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On placing install Leopard install disc on being asked where to install, no options given! I feel the hard drive is not recognised/caput! If so, is there anyway I can transfer data onto an external hard drive via usb2 cable?

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If you boot from the Leopard install DVD and click Utilities on the top then Disk Utility, you may be able to see your hard drive from there. If you cannot, then something is definitely wrong with your hard drive and you would probably have to go for professional data recovery which is quite expensive (I think around $100 per GB, but I'm not sure). This is why it is SOOOO extremely important to backup your data!

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