Is there any other alternative to fix this? LaCie Big Disk Quad Posted by Scott at Dec 12, 2013 09:41 PM Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou. ans one more thing when I tried then WD diagnostics program and did the full scan it started well and went smoothly through 25% then it stopped and a message popped Took me about 4 hours to check the total drive!
I'm thinking it's a bad board. When browsing through files on my other hard drives, they seem fine and responsive. You can get one in deal extreme for $1 with free shipping. When browsing through files on my other hard drives, they seem fine and responsive. https://www.reddit.com/r/osx/comments/5letcy/issues_happened_during_my_attempt_to_fix_my/
Failing LaCie BigDisk Extreme -repair solution (but data lost) Posted by Pierre at Aug 09, 2012 09:49 AM I was finally able to resurrect a 1.5TB LaCie BigDisk Extreme disk. Noticed that the power adapter light is solid green like normal until I plug the apapter into the drive, then the green light blinks slowly. They would do well by addressing the life span of their PSU's.
Samonjoy Salman Bhattacharya February 12, 2012 at 8:23 am hey guyz ..u got to help me....i recently bought a 1TB Seagate goflex...and have around 400 gb of data in it ....but Posted by Andy Y at Jan 25, 2011 07:36 PM Thanks heaps - this post was the first I came to, and solved my failed drive immediately. LaCie Drive Not Powering UP Posted by Stephen Merchant at Aug 10, 2009 08:00 AM Hey,I just wanted to say that Lacie's power supplied SUCK.I have a 1tb Big Disk and Chkdsk /f I'm running Windows XP on both computers.
Look at the instructions for fixing the MBR at this site: http://www.arsgeek.com/2008/01/15/how-to-fix-your-windows-mbr-with-an-ubuntu-livecd/ Report Hola- May 30, 2009 at 02:29 PM I have the exact same problem... Gsmartcontrol Thanks so much, WYATT from Chicago/Austin LaCie 1TB Big Disk Drive Failure...Or Not Posted by claytron at Apr 16, 2010 10:13 AM I would gladly accept payments in beer :) Same Posted by Trev mills at Feb 18, 2010 01:29 PM Thanks for the tip my lacie big disk over 2 years old and I leave powered on all the time. Since the unplug, it calls itself a USB Mass Storage Device in Device Manager, can't be recognized in Disk Management (so I can't designate a letter drive [f:\ etc.]), doesn't show
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it uses smartware, meaning that if you disconnect the USB hookup, it will not read, which gives the explanation why it wont work hooked up directly internally. It seems as though I can't even access websites on my computer nor install or run files... Best thing is to back up your data regularly. Afterwards, my computer stopped recognizing my secondary hard drive which I have my downloads folder on. Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check
It shows in Devices and under Disk Management but has no letter assigned and won't let me click the option where I could add a letter...not sure what to do but August 2011, 15:55 HI Akashlina: If you see the drive as a drive letter in windows try using Recuva or Photorec to recover your files. etc.. I have tried and failed with the ubuntu boot - too much for my little brain to manage.
Recently I tried to upload my files which can't be copied to dropbox storage. Toshiba External Hard Drive If anyone has any more ideas, please keep sharing and I will post my results when I get my donor model Thanks for the comments so far. Posted by cook at May 05, 2011 10:04 AM It definitely was the power supply....had the same problem It WAS the Power Supply!
If it wasn't for this site I would never got the idea for fixing this, so thank you very much for your ideas and helping spirit. by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 28, 2010 8:51 PM PDT In reply to: reply.. I wasn't really in the mood to do a full power supply change so I thought that was stupid. Wd My Passport Update: In desperate attempt to get as much files as I can from my computer, I am currently copying pictures to my flash drives and it's transferring in the speed of
I've tried razac's suggestion, and uninstalled the Mass Storage Device in Device Manager, but when I reboot the drive, it reinstalls itself as Mass Storage Device, not as it did as Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Possible USB3 problem by veno2259 / September 25, 2016 3:28 AM PDT In reply to: no copying/moving data from my external hard I have to warn you that after freezing your hard drive there is also a good chance that the hard drive won't work ever again, therefore this procedure should only be thanks for this thread :-) Re: ...
Count yourself lucky if it works.All you can do if that fails also: find your credit card and contact www.drivesavers.com. When I would power it off or on or reset it it would attempt to load, but the blue light would constantly blink. I would say try it only if there's no other alternative. It started today and my Maxtor external 500Gb hdd just shows up as a local disk in my computer and requests a format.
I had the same experience; LaCie Big Disk powered up, lights blinked, but laptop couldn't "see" it. You can try this. its seems a very "chilly" idea, heard of it once, maybe i will decide to have some guts and do it for the heck of it. Recently my HDD unable to save some photos and when i tried to connect to my netbook,it no longer recognise my HDD.
The drive would also emit a loud hissing noise while running. The device looked as it was working fine: ethernet connection leds lit up normally, harddisk was running smoothly, when connected to usb a device was found, but connecting to the device go to device manager - disk drives - Right click your USB drive select properties - volumes - populate under "partition" it should list "master boot record" If it doesn't then a.k.a (USB Mass Storage Device) 6) It should have a red X.
Pablo Garcia, 20. the computer does not read it but the power light comes on along with a noise from the hard drive itself. If you see a device appear anywhere in the device manager that has a yellow question mark or exclamation point on it when you are plugging in the drive, then you I read about taking the hard drive out of the casing (yes I realize it voids any warranty but at this point I am more concerned with my data than getting
I really don't get it. August 2011, 22:04 Hi Remy: Try another cable they are extremely cheap. Ask ! I bought a new drive and an external enclosure.
An anti-static bag is a plastic bag that is anti-static. my externa hard drive is a WD Book of 1000 GB half of which if ful of media files ..