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Of course turn off the LaCie backup program first. I took it back to PC World and was given a full refund with a "meh' no questions asked response which leads me to believe that they get quite a few After I did a force quit and restart, I now get an error message that the disk I inserted is unreadable on this computer and do I want to initialize the Reply Ctates says: August 12, 2016 at 1:33 pm I have the same problem!!! http://robertwindows.com/hard-drive/lacie-data-recovery-external-hard-drive.html

Same of I just dragged and dropped manually. This is, of course, only a hypothesis. Verify and repair your drive An often overlooked issue with drives is the health of the partition scheme and filesystem. Reply Bl says: July 6, 2015 at 8:39 pm I found mine to be an SMB problem, and connected over afp and it solved the problem.

Lacie Porsche Design External Hard Drive Troubleshooting

Utter Rubbish. I had hoped upgrading to El Cap would fix this. Why is Cuba still leasing Guantanamo Bay to the US? I'm certain you can get Time Machine working again but it may require cleaning up the LaCie drive and starting over.

As I understand it, if I reinitialize the drive I lose everything on it. Thank you. I have done some research on the use of Disk Utility and the sources were from Apple Support as well as from other MAC forum websites and they seemed to suggest Lacie Tech Support Reply ↓ Donna April 1, 2016 at 7:05 am This may be a silly question, but… I know if a disk is improperly disconnected (including by randomly ejecting), that can cause

This is occuring maybe 5% of the time. Turn off Encryption If you have encrypted your external drive, then try decrypting it to see if the problem will go away. Browse other questions tagged macos mavericks mac time-machine backup or ask your own question. Reply Jess says: December 13, 2015 at 2:24 pm Oh trying this over and over.

This has failed too with the following message:- Error: Disk Utility can't repair this disk...disk, and restore your backed-up files. Lacie Hard Drive Not Showing Up On Pc Reply ↓ Kenko October 5, 2016 at 12:09 pm I recently encountered this problem as wel. It's pretty frustrating. The tech support was email/website based, well meant, but convoluted.

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I had a few teething problems at the outset but Apple support helps in each case, especially with the twice weekly frozen screens (not really expected on a brand new computer!!) http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=240397 But tonight I watched the Hard Drive constantly mount and eject and it moved from mere annoyance to nearly unusable. Lacie Porsche Design External Hard Drive Troubleshooting The drive seems to mount, is visible on the desktop and in finder, but does not seem to load anything within it. No Lacie Desktop Manager Compliant Device Found Reply ↓ JiimC August 28, 2015 at 8:18 pm Wow -- I had the "spontaneous disk ejection" problem several times yesterday, after never having had it before.

When an external drive fails I remove it from the case and test it with a NewerTech Voyager Q for 2.5″ and 3.5″ SATA drives. this contact form Clone the Lacie drive to the new hard drive then attempt to reformat it. Thanks! Although it may not work given the current state of the drive. Lacie External Hard Drive Mac Not Showing Up

Notify me of new posts by email. I wonder if the TM will ever work again. It didn't. have a peek here I don't get anything to work with the description above using the "dot_clean" function..

By tacomahunter in forum OS X - Apps and Games Replies: 2 Last Post: 04-15-2009, 09:43 AM Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You Lacie External Hard Drive Drivers I deleted another plist and it is now backing up in the Lacie software. Most people do not check a drive in this way, which means they could be blaming the wrong party when the drive appears to fail.

They suggested that I use Disk Utility to save the entire backup file (similar to cloning) by clicking 'New Image' button and store it onto my MAC internal drive in the

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. This site is not affiliated with or endorsed by Apple Inc. Until today, it worked perfectly. Lacie Drivers If you reinitialize the external, all data will be lost.

If you were to take apart the drive, you may be able to access the data using a different enclosure, but it will void your warranty (sounds like you don't care Turn off drive sleep and system sleep Go to the Energy Saver system preferences and uncheck the option to put hard disks to sleep when possible. J Reply With Quote 04-28-2012,04:09 AM #11 pendlewitch View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Sep 10, 2011 Posts 1,806 When doing some research recently into the maintenance and verification of Check This Out Since I still have my data on MAC which is in working order which is most important.

the problem is idk what is ‘Path', ‘To', ‘Directory', ‘With', ‘Problem' in my mac since i am not familiar with computer as i am only user. I noticed that it only happens with large video files, can anyone help? Here is where it is: MacIntosh HD/Users/your user name/Music/iTunes/ Select that entire string and you should be good to go. As I am limited to just 3 ports, these are obviously filled with printer/scanner, small USB 3 way splitter and card reader (saves me trying to find the slots in the

I replaced it with a WD drive and still had the same problem (though less frequently). please advise if you can help me.