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Re: recover data from a non responsive LaCie F.A. Porsche...
Does your drive make any unusual sounds like any of these: http://datacent.com/hard_drive_sounds.php ? If yes then you got a problem - it's something mechanical with the heads and it's not something you can fix by yourself. If it sounds normal or doesn't spin up at all - try to connect it to another computer and if still no go - remove the internal drive from enclosure and connect directly to PC via SATA port.
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Try connecting the Lacie to another computer, if it doesn't work then the hard disk may need to be formatted using Disk Manager. I suggest you format as a primary partition in FAT32.
If it doesn't work then it is possible that the hard drive in the Lacie has failed. To test the hard drive, remove it and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port. If it deosn't detect it as an external drive and you connot open folders and files then it is faulty. You can install a new hard drive in the Lacie and then format in FAT32
There are companies that can recover data from faulty hard drives BUT it will cost you an arm and a leg for their services.
It's not likely that you would be able to retrieve this data yourself, however, you might be best off visiting your loca computer specialist engineers who will be able to recover the information for you. Hope this helps :o)
If the disk is FULL then you have used all the space, this is not uaually a fault but you may need to look at the data on there and delete any old stuff you dont need. IF you need it all then you should buy a larger capacity drive.
use "my computer" to see the drives connected to your PC. The lacie should be easily identified by it's name. Double click on the drive and you can explore the files/folders.
If you open it up you will see that the drive is a regular computer drive. You should be able to plug it into a computer as a secondary drive and try to get the data off. But if it's clicking and making noises there may be no hope. Sorry!