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Lacie external hdd

  1. #1


    Göteborg
    Posts : 78
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1

    Lacie external hdd


    hello,

    I have an external Lacie HDD which does not seem to function.
    When I plug it into a USB port I can see the HDD in the Computer Management snap in. I have formated it with exFAT. When I try to move something to the HDD it will start off right then will get to a certain %, after a while it will come up with a message saying that it cannot find the hdd.
    I have monitored the activity of the flashing blue light & at the start of the transfer it would flash constantly, then slows down till eventually it will go off.

    What can I do to get the HDD to function right?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    It sounds like a hardware issue. If it's in warranty period I'd return it.

    Edit: if you have another open USB port try that. If you know someone with a computer try it plugged into their machine. That should tell you if it's the drive or something on your system.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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