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Lacie mobile external hard drive

Well I just bought it new in the box and installed the CD but not able to find it listed under My Network Place. also, cannot see if has copied files on it. Many thanks for your help. Kind regards

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Re: lacie mobile external hard drive

Not sure if you meant "My Computer". You should see the drive there. Did you see you the computer install the drive when you hooked it up? You may need to unplug it then hook it back up so the computer can find and install any drivers. Let me know, Tim

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