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How to format the LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra for Windows XP??

I am having problems trying to format this drive (LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra) for my PC. Can someone HELP me????

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This way it should work...
Connect your drive to the computer...
Go to: Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer management.
A new window will appear...
Select Storage > Disk management on the left of the window.
Now you will see the different drives that are connected or part of your system.
One of the drives listed there is your LaCie, i think you'll recognize it by name...
Right-click on it, and select 'format'
In the new window, select the new volume label (as you like it), the file system (use NTFS), and set allocation unit size to default.
Make sure 'Perform a quick format' is not checked...

Then click OK. Your drive will be formatted now... Don't interrupt the process

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

I have the same problem, but in my case it appears a s "not assigned" so when I can do the right click on it it just let me see its properties, but I can not format it.
Do you have another solution?????
Thanks

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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