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LaCie Porsche 160GB

Due to a power failure in the building I wasn't able to close and disconect the drive properly. Now It powers up but it does not show the icons on the desktop. Please help

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Firstly, you need to remove the drive from the bay, connect it via an adapter to your ide cable on your pc and check that it spins up and calibrates. If it spins and calibrates, then the bay has been blown and if the drive does not spin the drive has been blown. If this is the case, you need to send it for repair and data recovery. Establish where your problem lies.

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