Question about LaCie Hard Disk 500GB with Hi-Speed USB2.0 500 GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive

1 Answer

I have a LaCie 500 GB Exernal Hard Drive,

When i connect the hard drive to my laptop the hard drive identified but when i want to explor i am asked to format the hard drive before using it but when i do it it does not function saying the system does not take in charge the hard drive the system in my machine is known as VISTA i thought the hard drive was bad so i bought a new one but it has the same problem. meanwhile when i format it the loading is not complet and the system shows that the formating is impossible and the capacity of my hard drive is shown as zero .i do not know what to do that is why i am asking for ur help my e mail adress is maximienlando@yahoo.fr i will be waiting for ur instructions

Posted by on

  • Bobcatflusa May 11, 2010

    what make and model laptop....could be the usb drivers are incorrect.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 89 Answers

Just format you external drive using bootable cd once and then you would get access to it

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When my lacie external hard drive is connected,my


Check your BIOS > StartUp sequence
Maybe the USB boot option has much higher priority that HDD boot. Try exchanging their priority and then reboot, with your external HD connected to pc.

Jan 03, 2010 | LaCie (300951U) 500 GB Hard Drive

1 Answer

I WANT TO OPEN THE LACIE 500 GB HDD AND USE THE HDD IN MY DESK TOP


Go for it. There's a chance the internal drive will be PATA (IDE) but odds are good it's a SATA drive with standard connections.

Make sure your PC has connections for SATA drives, and you'll need to buy a SATA cable since the one in the LaCIE case won't connect from your drive to your motherboard.


Sep 08, 2009 | LaCie External USB 2.0 500GB 7200 RPM 500...

1 Answer

I have LaCie 500 GB Exernal Hard Drive. I was transferring some data from my computer into the hard drive. The hard drive fell off and stopped working. When i connect it to power, the power light doesn't...


Sounds like the power supply in the external case has gone bad (or going bad)...

If you have another external case, AND the drive itself is not damaged, you can move the drive to an external case.. Alternately, depending on the connection (IDE/SATA) you can move the drive internally to your computer.

Jul 20, 2009 | LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini, 500 GB Hard Disk...

1 Answer

XP doesn't recognize 500GB external Lacie after almost 2 years


try it on different usb ports on your system
try replacing the cable which connects the hard drive with the usb port
if this does not works the problem lies in the portable hard drive and i think it would be under warranty period so get it checked

Jul 09, 2009 | LaCie External USB 2.0 500GB 7200 RPM 500...

1 Answer

Lacie HArd drive not accessible


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.

Jun 30, 2009 | LaCie (300770) 250 GB Hard Drive

1 Answer

I have a LaCie 500 GB Exernal Hard Drive, everytime I plug it into my laptop it works fine for a few minutes (various lengths from 2 minutes to 20 minutes) then it causes my laptop to freeze. I no longer...


Are you sure it is not a power problem? If the drive has an external power supply then then will not be the case, but if not, the USB port might not provide enough power.

Also check out: http://www.devicedriverfinder.com/blog/device-errors/external-hard-drive-troubleshooting

Apr 04, 2009 | LaCie Hard Disk 500GB with Hi-Speed USB2.0...

1 Answer

LACIE 500 GB HARD DRIVE


i use my external hard disk many times but now when i connect my lacie external H.D to PC it dose not recognized

Jan 30, 2009 | LaCie (300951U) 500 GB Hard Drive

Not finding what you are looking for?
LaCie Hard Disk 500GB with Hi-Speed USB2.0 500 GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive Logo

Related Topics:

127 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LaCie Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Raj Patel

Level 3 Expert

915 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2600 Answers

Are you a LaCie Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...