20 Most Recent LaCie d2 Extreme 250GB External with Triple Interface USB 2.0/Firewire 400/800 - 300790U ... Hard Drive Questions & Answers


The message that the installation failed means the drivers did NOT install properly. Uninstall the driver FIRST before trying the installation again. Failure to remove all the sound drivers will insure a failed installation.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Sep 02, 2017


try deleting /uninstalling everything that is not absolutely necessary to free up ram space and see if it improves the situation

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Mar 25, 2017


An external storage-device has four major components:

* the USB cable

* the power-adapter

* the disk-drive inside the enclosure

* the USB-to-disk-drive adapter inside the enclosure.

One of these components has failed.

Try a different USB cable.

Try connecting to a different USB port on your computer.

Try connecting to a USB port on a different computer.

Take a "multi-meter" and measure both the voltage and amperage output from the AC adapter, and compare with the specifications on the label on the adapter.

Open the enclosure, and remove the disk-drive, and then connect it as a "slave" disk-drive in a desktop computer, to see if it works at all.

Purchase a new, compatible, disk-drive, and install it in the enclosure, to "revive" your external storage device.

Get the part-number and serial-number from the label on your disk-drive, and access the manufacturer's web-site, and use "check warranty status", to see if they will replace the device, at minimal cost to you.

There exist commercial "data recovery" services that can try to repair your device, just long-enough to rescue and copy your files. For example, see: https://services.seagate.com/index.aspx?lng=en-US for a "no data - no charge" guarantee.


LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Dec 31, 2010


Try connecting it to a different computer, if you are lucky then you will be able to retrieve your data.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Mar 26, 2010


have you checked the output on the power adapter when you plugged in? if not, there is no hard reset for the drive. you just have to isolate the board on you external hdd.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Mar 02, 2010


Hey
I know this arent a solution

Tho I have the same problem atm, this is just a networkstorage device, and this is a newly 1.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Mar 11, 2009


solved: after referring to the userguide, I found that I formated my drive with a OS format, which can not be recognized by VISTA >> formated to FAT32 and now it works... 

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Mar 11, 2009


As a precaution, backup your data to another machine, in case the external drive is developing problems which would get worse and essentially "lose" your data. Does it do this on other machines other than yours? If so, it is developing problems, which, as said, could be deadly to data. If it doesn't foul up on other machines, then something is afoul with something on your machine. Various problems are reported with sleep mode wakeup. Could you disable the sleep mode function? You might see if there is an O/S update for your Mac which addresses this problem (waking up the USB ports & connected devices).

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Feb 28, 2009


I am looking for some help with the same problem with a Lacie External Hard Drive, does anyone respond to these posts?

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Feb 12, 2009


If you still have the files on your pc and just use the drive as a backup, then there is nothing lost yet, and no need to recover, just return to retailer. But if there is any sign of life, check; Right Click My Computer>Properties>Device Manager>Hardware,see if your Drive is in the list, if not, on top right there is an icon for scan for new hardware. See if your PC can find your drive, if not return it.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Feb 02, 2009


EMAIL ME AT : [email protected] and i will send to you instructions how to recover data

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Sep 09, 2008


You can try to boot up with Linux LIVE cd and plug on the external HDD.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Apr 24, 2008


For systems prior to OS X; error -1309 fileBoundsErr: file's EOF offset mark or size is too big If your disk is formated as HFS rather than HFS+, you can get this error. For OS X; Error 1309 is a file bounds error. In other words there is some discrepancy with the file's size or end-of-file marker, or some variation on this. This sounds like a read error not a write one i.e the problem lies with the original file. Now, you may ask, "How do I make it HFS+?"... You would have to reformat the drive to change the formatting to HFS+ (Extended). Backup anything you can't replace on that disk, then use Disk Utility in your Utility folder to reformat the disk. Use Extended formating option.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Mar 31, 2008


I don't think these drives are designed to be daisy chained. This worked for SCSI drives, but not for USB drives.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Jan 19, 2008


google "usb modem".

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Oct 29, 2007


Hi, The beeping denotes a hardware problem within the laptop. Depending on the beeping sequence, it may refer to video, memory, battery condition and others. A simple quick try fix would be to check the memory. invert the laptop, remove one of the panel cover and you will see a memory stck clipped to its slot. Try wiggling it, remove and re-insert, clean the tips and reseat. Hopefully this should do the trick. If it does not, you might be better off seeking the servies of a qualified professional since this involves opening the unit and doing hardware fault diagnosis. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things went or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

LaCie d2 Extreme... | Answered on Sep 14, 2007

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