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Firewire MyBook suddenly show with iSight also pluged in

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I have noticed that my firewire connection to my WD MyBook 500 GB gets really slow when i have also my iSight connected to my iMac G5.

Has anyone a suggestion on how to solve that problem besides to disconnect the iSight?


Kind regards




iMac G5 20"


WD MyBook 500 GB

OS X 10.5.2

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This may or may not be what is causing your issue, but awhile back, WD did a recall on the Firewire cables that came with some 500 GB MyBooks. You filled out a form on their website and they sent you a replacement cable. It was causing all sorts of weird stuff on mine. I'd start there.

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