Question about LaCie (300951U) 500 GB Hard Drive

Open Question

Lacie big makes my mac restart all the time

Please, if someone can tell me what i can do, i accidentely inicialized my hard disc on windows, so i rewrite some access to it, and i gave it to some friends to save my data, he said he saved some and reformattted my lacie disc on mac format, don.t know which one anyway i.ve got it back and all it.s doing is anytime i plug it in my laptop it makes screen darker, computer gets frozen and there is a note that i have to restart my computer, but even restart doesnt hepl and right after i log in it shows again please hepl me if you can thank you a lot lenka

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 42 Answers

SOURCE: lacie 250 gb hard drive isn't recognized on computer

Controller got smoked when cable unplugged, take in if ya need the files off.

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

Ad
iklln6
  • 35 Answers

SOURCE: Lacie 320 GB Hard Drive acting as if full when it's not.

Simplest solution: back up the data on the drive and repartition it (which will wipe it). Otherwise it sounds like it could be a problem with the file tree or structure of the drive, the configuration files could be corrupt, some program could have stored temporary files in a hidden place that cannot be deleted without making the program delete them, etc. If you are on a mac, spotlight Disk Utility and use it to repartition. If you are on a PC use the search thing from the start menu and find a program called disk management (or something similar to that, you'll know it when you see it.) external drives are annoying. i kick mine into the wall periodically for good measure.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

firesnake09
  • 2923 Answers

SOURCE: I have the Lacie Rugged hard drive 320,undetectable

Since you have tried connecting the hard drive (HD) into two computers (Win7 and Vista) and both of them had the same problem, you may want to try replacing the cable of the HD.

Another thing, try connecting the HD into a Windows XP computer and see if same thing will happen. If you're hearing a clicking sound while the HD is turned ON, I'm sorry to say but the HD is no longer working. That clicking sound is also called the "Click of Death".

Thank you!

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

icecoldivy
  • 27 Answers

SOURCE: Lacie icon not showing up on my desktop

Try disconnecting the usb cable from the drive and take the drive to a quiet place.

Power up the drive and put your ear next to it. Listen for the internal disk to speed up and then click (which means it's ready). At this point you should have a solid blue LED on the enclosure.

If not, either the disk is bad, the enclosure's controller is bad, or the external power brick is bad (put your ear next to the power brick and if you hear a faint clicking sound, the power brick is bad and you can order a new one from LaCie for about $16.00.

You rate will be much appreciated!

Posted on May 07, 2010

  • 700 Answers

SOURCE: Drive is not ready to be read ?Error Check/device/harddisk1/DR7 ?

if you external hdd do not show on other computers, usually it meant that power supply on these casings die... but in this particular case it is possible that power supplied by usb port is insufficient to support data transfer. connect recommended power supply (on the back of this particular model you have usb plug and power plug, power supply is/was sold separately) usually hdd inside is still fine and retain data.

if this did not solve your problem, i would suggest purchase little powered universal hdd craddle, they cost about $15 to $25, remove, hdd from casing and connect to the craddle. data should be then accessible directly from your usb port.

as long as hdd is turning, data is accessible and recoverable, even if disk was wiped off.

Posted on Jul 20, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hi, I am having problems transferring files from my macbook pro(never had this problem its like its locked out my laptop) to the hard drive it keeps telling me "The item cannot be moved because LaCie...


Yup because you formatted in NTFS yesterday on your friend's windows. only window pc's can write to the hard drive.
so you will need to reformat it under mac to mac extended.
or if you want to FAT if you want to write from both platforms.
please note that FAT file size is limited to 4GB's..
you could download NTFS write drivers for mac but it is unsafe and data can be corrupted.

Mar 11, 2011 | LaCie Hard Disk 1TB Desktop with Hi-Speed...

1 Answer

I just bought my LaCie 301888KUA 1TB Starck Desktop USB2.0. I was following set up directions in the manual until I realized that my Mac OS X (version 10.5.8) is not recognizing the hard drive . It's not...


the problem is that your lacie drive operates using the NTFS (New Technology File System) under USB which is the standard file system of Windows. Apple mac is not interopable with native NTFS therefore you need to install a read-write NTFS file-system driver on your mac if you wish to use it via the USB connection.

an excellent free mac NTFS driver can be found here-
http://mac.softpedia.com/get/System-Utilities/NTFS-3G.shtml

download and install the software then restart your mac.

//javaftper

Jul 31, 2010 | LaCie 301888KUA 1TB Starck Desktop 1 TB...

1 Answer

'not formated'


That's because your Mac was using a file system called HFSX. Windows uses NTFS. They won't be able to talk to each other without some sort of emulation. Check out http://hem.bredband.net/catacombae/hfsx.html for a free/open source app that you can install on your Windows machine that will read the data on the Mac-formatted drive. If you are just trying to get the drive to work and don't care about the data, right click on it from Windows Explorer, select "Format", then make sure you set it to use the NTFS file system.

Aug 09, 2009 | LaCie Design by F. A. Porsche 160 GB Hard...

1 Answer

WIndowx XP can't see my LaCie Big Disk 3TB


did you checked disk management? is it formated to basic or dynamic?

Jul 10, 2009 | LaCie 3 TB Biggest Quadra External Quad...

3 Answers

LaCie firewire 400 cannot be read by computer apple Mac g5


Whenever there is an HFS Volume could not be repaired issue, that means that your hard drive's existing volume has been damaged and may not be retrievable. In most cases like this, you would be advised to perform an Erase and Install to correct the damaged directory on your portable HD. However, as I understand that is not what you want to do, you may want to research Mac Utility software like these titles below:

Disc Warrior 4.1
font.f1 {font: 12.0px Helvetica}
(for Macs from Alsoft)

Tech Tools Pro 5.0 (for Macs from Micromat)

Drive Genius 2 - Mac (for Macs from Prosoft Engineering)

These are three of the better hard drive diagnostics, repair and directory rebuilding software on the market for Mac Users. I have used them a number of times as a professional onsite Certified Mac technician and they have helped me to help the customers I assisted many times over.

These Mac Utility software all have a price point of under $100.00 and when you are able to experience just how well they work, you find it is worth the investment.

an HFS volume error is repairable with the right software and these utilities are your best option aside from outright erasing and installing your Lacie HD.

Mar 29, 2008 | LaCie External USB 2.0 500GB 7200 RPM 500...

Not finding what you are looking for?
LaCie (300951U) 500 GB Hard Drive Logo

Related Topics:

80 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LaCie Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Raj Patel

Level 3 Expert

917 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2600 Answers

Are you a LaCie Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...