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Lacie D2 Hard drive extreme not working

I plug it in the computer and the blue light lights up just fine but on the inside you can hear the disk not beaing able to read, kind of a reacuring clicking soung and it doesnt show up on the computer and eventually it just stops. any one got a soloution where i dont have to send it in for repairs because the wipe the data off and i have alot on there thats very important to me.

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    You can hear the drive trying to spin and you have to keep turning it on and off a few hundred times.... LACIE??? NEVER AGAIN.... All my important data that took years to gather is in a crappy drive!!!!

    LACIE IS NOT QUALITY as far as I am concerned....


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Hello

OK, at the link below you will be directed to a tip i wrote on this exact error.

Click HERE.

Feel free to let me know if you have any further questions.

Kind regards
Andrea

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