Question about LaCie F.A. Porsche (301177) Hard Drive

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Drive not working at all, Nada

My drive (259GB) was working fine till recently, then I plugged it in other day and nothing, no sounds at all, status LED not even lighting. (status led on power adapter OK though).

Ports and port pins looked to be fine. Popped the base cover but didnt see anything noticable, didnt go deeper as not experienced with HDD's

Submitted a ticket to LaCie but no answer after 3 days

Have been using it as main backup so have around 90GB of V.V.important data on board :(

Help Would Much Appreciated!!

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  • Juanita Poka
    Juanita Poka Sep 19, 2008

    it was working fine yesterday, today it just doe snot boot up on desktop

  • lamilagra Oct 24, 2008

    This external hard drive has been working fine for 2+ years. Today it simply isn't recognized by my computer. When I turn the drive on, the power light comes on, but when I connect it to the computer, it doesn't make any sounds. I've tried disconnecting all cables, restarting the drive and my computer (a PowerBook G4). System Profiler shows it as an "unknown device." I downloaded latest firmware to see if that helps, the update stops installing when it is 79% complete. Disk Utility does not show the hard drive. Most of my data is backed up elsewhere, but not all of it. While I'd like to get the hard drive working again, I'm more worried about accessing the data on it. Any help would be much appreciated.

  • mazzeog Dec 30, 2008

    fa porsche lacie hard drive : sul pc compare soltanto il messaggio di err. codice 10. il disco rigido comunque emette rumori, e la lucetta é rossa. Ho fatto diversi tentativi ma non riesco a farla aprire. spero che qualcuno mi possa aiutare , ho assolutamente bisogno di alcuni dati registati nel lacie . aiutoooooooooo....



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Hello Wolf, Ive had the same problem with mine. There doesnt seem to be an explanation as to why it stopped working. Unfortunately It most likely means that it is broken.

However a useful tip i was givin is if you take the drive out of the casing and attach it directly to your computer (as the slave or master drive) it still doesnt load up then you know for sure that its had it. Otherwise it should load up fine then you just need to transfer the data and get a new drive.

Hope this helps. SM

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