Finder Crashes When External Hard Drive Attached (see 1390772 also)

Chris Johnson started this thread under a different question and I wanted to make the problem more obvious in the title. Not sure the ettiquete of the board and if I should paste the prior thread into this one.
Here is the link:
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1390772&tstart=0
Thanks!
B

hi RSB--
i would try a few things for this. go to utilities > disk utility and then select the macintosh hd. click on "repair disk permissions". also i would boot to the install disk for your current operating system and run disk repair. http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106214. another thing to try is to select any of the drives (just highlight, don't double click) and then press the apple and the i keys on the keyboard to bring up an information window. at the bottom portion of the window you will find your read/write/execute privileges. try to make sure everything is owned by you if possible and that you have full privileges. you may have to unlock the window to make changes. let me know if any of that helps the situation. [ 8 ) ]

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