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Hello, I have a LaCie 250GB Hard Drive and it´s not being recognized by my PC. I have Windows XP SP3. What should I do?

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  • johnydamatta Jan 03, 2009

    Hey there! Unfortunately, the new drive doesn´t appear in to Disk Management. The Hard Disk sounds like a "tick-tack" and nothing happens.
    Any other ideas?
    Thanks.

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All brand-new hard drives are sold unformatted and thus don't show up in Windows until they've gone through the formatting process. To get up and running, connect the drive, boot your PC, and at the Windows desktop right-click the My Computer icon and select Manage. Click Disk Management in the left-hand tree, and every drive connected to your system will show up. Simply right-click your new drive and select New Partition. Then follow the steps to get your drive up and running.

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  • Sandhya Madhavan Jan 03, 2009

    1. Please check if the blue light is on. If it is not on then there could be power supply issue and you need to contact the manufacturer

    2. Else you could use the CD provided by the Lacie to reconfigure the hard Drive.

    All the best .


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