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Lacie HArd drive not accessible

I have a 500 gb lacie hard drive and it shows up in device manager but not anywhere else, such as my computer. Any suggestions on how to access the files on the drive? It does power up, light turns blue, you can feel it running inside the case. it doesnt make a sound like most drives when connecting to the pc. I have rebooted the pc after hooking it up and also tried rebooting the lacie, it shows in device manager but not in my computer. any help is appreciated.

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  • aphoto4u2 Jun 30, 2009

    Thanks for the feedback, I tried that but when I right click that option is grayed out.

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Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management

Find the drive on the bottom section, right-click it and assign an unused drive letter of your choice. It should then appear in windows explorer.

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  • kerrymaloney Jun 30, 2009

    In the Administrative Tools section, see if your login is a member of the Administrators group. If not, that may be causing the grayed-out option.

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