Question about LaCie External USB 2.0 500GB 7200 RPM 500 GB Hard Drive
Lacie External USB 2.0 500 GB 7200 RPM
Drive won't mount on Mac screen. the drive makes a slow clicking sound and with it the orange/green light flickers at the same time between orange and yellow.
there is still plenty of disc space and I noticed it was slowing the computers down recently so ran a Utility Disk Check and all was reported fine with ALL of my disks, including this one.
Now I cant mount it and it makes a click sound. Any clues as to what the prob is? I need to the data of it as this was my back-up disc!
A power supply failure can cause this; I've just been through it myself. If you have access to another LaCie drive, try its power supply on the "failed" one and see if it works.
Posted on Apr 28, 2008
Iowerhoivnx....Thanks your suggesting on switching the power supply which fixed my Lacie that wouldn't mount and was clicking...Your the Man..........It is appreciated...Keep up the good advise.
Bill Shelton of Shelton Products
Posted on Aug 07, 2008
Very good suggestion on switching power adapter. My hard drive is back on business! I wasn't panicking about my data cause I actually back it up onto two separate external hard drives. So, if one dies, the other still available. I'd highly recommend folks to do the same. Your data is worth every single penny you can spend on another hard drive.
Posted on May 20, 2010
Same problem with my LaCie. I unplugged the power from another LaCie, put it in the one I thought was bad and YAHOO, my drive is back. This was my backup drive, so I am ECSTATIC. Thank you for posting the suggestions!!!!!! Now I just need to figure out how to get both LaCies operational at the same time.
Posted on Nov 06, 2009
Mine was doing the same as the others and the
Power supply was my issue.
Brilliant and simple.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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