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Lacie 120GB dropped

My LaCie Porsche external HD fell from my couch (about 18") and now there a weird sound and beep coming from the device! The sound reoccurs over and over about ever 10 seconds. Theres no icon on the desktop when I plug it in. Is there any way to fix the problem or transfer the files from the old device to a new one? Can I open the device and fix the problem?

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  • becky23 Mar 04, 2008

    My lacie 500gb hard drive fell about 30 cm and is beeping regularly and is not recognised by any computer.  I just want to get the files off it. is this possible?

  • RoryMcIlmoil Aug 09, 2008

    Same problem, mine wasnt dropped but was lightly stepped on, and has the beeping and non-reading problems as well. Any other solutions?

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If you open it up you will see that the drive is a regular computer drive. You should be able to plug it into a computer as a secondary drive and try to get the data off. But if it's clicking and making noises there may be no hope. Sorry!

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