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LaCie HD won't show up on Mac desktop, quit showing up yesterday

I can't do a disk utility doctor because it doesn't show up. It lights up and spins when plugged into my Mac, just doesn't show up on the desktop anymore.
Please help!

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  • Heather Ransdell Nov 16, 2008

    I have at Lacie HD and stopped appearing on my mac yesterday. It trys to run but nothing happens. Debating on sending it to drive savers to try to retrieve information. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

  • djw80 Nov 16, 2008

    I have the same problem which began either yesterday or today

  • mattjacksons Nov 20, 2008

    how many people did this happen to on or around the same day? Three of my lacies' went down about the same time. what's going on?

  • mklayne Nov 26, 2008

    Same thing!!!

  • Joseph H Nov 27, 2008

    Having the same problems here as well with several drives. Was able to test them on multiple mac's. Some can still read the drives whilst others can't. Seems therefore to be a software problem rather than faulty hardware. I'd suggest trying access the drive on a friends machine before returning the drive. Good luck!

  • dustgilpin Dec 01, 2008

    Mine is a 250GB, but still does the same thing. Occasionally when I restart or shut down the computer with the hard drive plugged in it will show up. Either way, I wonder if there is a driver that is being interfered with after a recent security update or something....

  • rachinc Dec 02, 2008

    i have the same problem, this past 1-2 weeks. i have a terrabite hard drive

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    me too. same problem



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Hello! Had the same problem - go onto the Lacie official website. Select whatever type of drive that it is you have, and simply go onto the software update page. I literally downloaded the desktop manager (I own the Sam Hecht Little Disk) and it appeared! Good luck

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    petit_biscui Jul 04, 2012

    Hi! I have the same pb - this download isn't no more available on their web site -> do you have a link or path to your ftp where I can have it?? thks


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Happened to me today too... did any of u guy find a solution yet?

Posted on Mar 15, 2009


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