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Drive no longer shows up on desktop

My 500 gb drive was working fine. earlier today I noticed an odd clicking noise. now it just keeps ticking.

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  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    i have the same problem, changed the power cable and still nothing

  • rscummins Oct 25, 2008

    Have same problem with ticking. Drive show up but is very slow to respond and disconnects often.

    Bought new power supply and replaced but same symptoms occur.

  • panda1980 May 06, 2009

    My computer doesn't even find the disc using the installation software anymore. My drive is clicking, and the blue power light in the front is on. In the back, there is an amber light and a green light. All lights are solid and not flashing. Pressing the power button in the front will not turn the unit off.

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I had this problem. You require a new PSU (power supply) from LaCie. I got one under warranty, but I believe you can buy one.

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Try a different USB lead? mine did something simialr because it wasnt getting enough power through the USB port - turns out the wire was duff. New wire sorted it - well cheap from ebay (about 2 quid)

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