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Lacie p9230 external hdd window 7 driver - LaCie Computers & Internet

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Is my LaCie External USB 2.0 500GB fried/dead???

Does it make any clicking/clunking sounds like any of these?
If yes - it's really bad and there's nothing you could by yourself..
If it sounds normal or doesn't spin up at all then try to remove it from enclosure and connect directly to a PC.

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SOURCE: where can I get the drivers for the drive: LaCie

check this page

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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SOURCE: I'm looking for a Windows

You don't REALLY think that LaCie would pay a programmer to write a driver for a NEW piece of hardware to run on an OBSOLETE operating system, do you? Have you looked for a driver on the LaCie website? If you didn't find one there, I GUARANTEE you that you won't find one ANYWHERE, because drivers don't write themselves.

Of course, you can always call the company and complain, which is a waste of time, or pay a programmer to write a driver for it, or learn how to program and write your own driver. If you DO write a driver for it, you MIGHT be able to sell it to LaCie, if they're still in business by then, although the odds are excellent that nobody will want a Win98 driver by the time you learn how to write drivers.

My advice is, get a modern operating system, which will have all the drivers for your external hard drive embedded into it. Ubuntu is a good choice if you prefer Gnome, or Kubuntu if you prefer KDE.

You're running Windows 98, you probably have old hardware (similar to what I use), so in that case, you might prefer to use Xubuntu, which runs great on older hardware:

or Lubuntu, which is designed to save energy, which makes it great for older battery-powered equipment such as laptops or the new netbooks, or even for old desktop systems:

Pick a new OS and get rid of ALL the Windows ****: no more antivirus, antimalware, antispyware, or antiscareware programs running all the time, no more nasty ActiveX controls which allow your system to get infected when you open Internet Explorer, no more rootkit problems, no more need to defrag ANY hard drive EVER... Get rid of Windows, get rid of the headaches, and get FREE drivers that will work with your new external drive as soon as you plug it in.

Switch to Linux, and make your old hardware run faster than ever before.

Posted on Apr 28, 2011

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SOURCE: Hello, I have a LaCie F.A.

Good day..!I just wonder if your going to replace it with 1 tb,i just doubt if your enclosure support for 1 tb?...thanks

Posted on Aug 18, 2011

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SOURCE: Format problem with Lacie portable HDD

Format the drive using another utility then delete the partitions on the drive and try again

Posted on Aug 17, 2012

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Having a similar problem with the La Cie 500gb. Powerbook G4.

The problem that has been inherent with all LaCie external harddrives, is the interface in the case itself.

All external harddrives have a Style of harddrive that is used in a laptop, or one that is used in a desktop computer.
Laptop harddrives are 2-1/2 inches across in width.
Desktops are 3-1/2 inches across.
Your LaCie will have a 3.5, (3-1/2) inch desktop style harddrive, inside the case.

There are two main Types of harddrives.
IDE and SATA. (There is also a newcomer. SSD. SSD isn't being used in LaCie external harddrives at the moment, to my knowledge)

Your LaCie will use a SATA harddrive inside it.
This is an example of an average SATA harddrive,
The photo of this harddrive is tilted at an angle, that doesn't readily show the interface connection, but it helps to explain.

At the bottom of this harddrive in the photo, and to the left, is the interface area.

Viewing the harddrive, look at the four metal pins on the extreme right of the harddrive. To the left of these pins is the Jumper pin area. (Has a white jumper on two of those pins)

To the left of the Jumper area is an opening, and to the left of that, is a long slot. The first small slot area is for the 7-pin Interface cable.
(Data cable) The next slot to the left, is for the 15-pin power cable.

This 7-pin Interface mates up to socket holes in a connector, of the case of the LaCie external harddrive.

It is this interface connector, inside the LaCie external harddrive case, that is the problem.
Buy a quality, in-expensive External Enclosure, take the harddrive out of the LaCie, and install it in this enclosure.

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