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Lacie 250 GB USB drive problem

My Drive is not working. I need to open and find out what the problem is. Please tell me how to open it.

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Re: Lacie 250 GB USB drive problem

If you mean a Lacie-Porsche: Get a blade. Bottom is kept by 9 plastic clips along the long edges (5 and 4): you must insert the blade and force appart a little those lateral walls. After extracting the bottom pannel, unscrew your hdd and bend "up" (your device is upside down;-) those metal fingers. Rodeca P.S. Sorry, I'm tired and cannot write English properly.

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LaCie Big Disk 500GB not showing up

1. the usb connector in the PC may have a broken board contact needs soldering or replacement.
2. there may be a broken USB cord to the external usb drive
3. the electronic controller in the USB case may not be working.
4. A new case may be needed with a new controller.

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Lacie extern. hard drive is recognized, but I can't access files

Try connecting the Lacie to another computer, if it doesn't work then the hard disk may need to be formatted using Disk Manager. I suggest you format as a primary partition in FAT32.
If it doesn't work then it is possible that the hard drive in the Lacie has failed.
To test the hard drive, remove it and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port. If it deosn't detect it as an external drive and you connot open folders and files then it is faulty.
You can install a new hard drive in the Lacie and then format in FAT32
There are companies that can recover data from faulty hard drives BUT it will cost you an arm and a leg for their services.

Sep 12, 2009 | LaCie F.A. Porsche (301177) Hard Drive

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Lacie 250 GB (Neil Poulton) external hard drive not recognised on PS3 (20 GB) . My friend has a Maxtor 250 GB drive, he can play just about anything from his drive on the PS3, but i cannot. The drive does...

go in to add new hardware in control panel and run external drive ere from there use disc if u have one or go to vendor's support page and download driver's from there

Jul 18, 2009 | LaCie (300770) 250 GB Hard Drive

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Lacie 250GB Hard Disk is not being recognized by PC (Windows XP)

Some PC's cannot deliver enough power to the USB devices to function properly through the USB port.
Does your Lacie hard disk have a power input connector if so conect a power adapter to it before you put it into your USB port.

Another alternative, get a powered USB hub connect it into your computer then connect the Lacie hard drive to the powered USB hub.

Jan 03, 2009 | LaCie (300728U) 250 GB Hard Drive

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External hard drive not openning

Good News, Your data is probably still safe. Go to best buy or online and buy a new cheap external usb case for your harddrive. you can find them for about 7-25 bucks. Make sure you get the right one for the hard drive in your lacie. Take the hard drive out of the lacie case and put it in the cheap case and you will have your data back. I had this happen to me before. If you need help just ask me... Hope this helps you

Jul 15, 2008 | Hard Drives

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Computer does not recognize LaCie or give me a drive letter for it

is it a usb? have you tried another usb port?
you may need to remove the usb ports from the system and have the computer reinstall ( make sure you have the correct drivers before you do that).

Apr 11, 2008 | LaCie (300728U) 250 GB Hard Drive

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Lacie 250 gb gives error while accessing some folders

I took mine to a place to get it fixed and they said it was beyond repair and the only option is to recover the data and transfer it onto another disk

Jan 18, 2008 | LaCie (300728U) 250 GB Hard Drive

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Lacie external HD problems

I would suspect your USB drivers. Go into device manager and remove (uninstall) any device under the USB heading. Reboot and see if it works better. Also I would try the drive on another computer to make sure it is working find and try a different USB cable just in case.

Jan 17, 2008 | LaCie (300770) 250 GB Hard Drive

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Lacie 250 gb hard drive isn't recognized on computer

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

Nov 04, 2007 | LaCie (300728U) 250 GB Hard Drive

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Hubs don't work on LaCie minin 250 GB Hard Drive

there is not enough power coming through ports each device re-quires 1-5 volts to run and if your mac has not got enough power to boot all devices then sadly all things pluged into will not reconise and with mac the os is not properly designed for it now if you got yourself an external usb 2.0 hub powered then yes all devices will be seen in mac windows firewire is unsafe at moment for this to happen ask them what system they had had configuration on. hope this has helped

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