Why does my LaCie not work?

Ensure that the interface connectors are properly aligned. Only use certified interface cables, such as the cables provided with your LaCie drive. If you have followed all of these steps and the drive is still not recognized, shut down your computer, wait 3 to 5 minutes, restart your computer and try again.

Why is my LaCie hard drive light blinking?

During normal operation, the LED flickers to indicate access to the hard drive. The product is in power-saving mode because the host computer is in sleep mode.

How do you reset a LaCie hard drive?

Resetting the drive to factory settings

  1. Open Toolkit.
  2. On the Main Menu, click on the LaCie Rugged SECURE device.
  3. Click on the More menu icon and then click FACTORY RESET.
  4. A notification appears informing you that you will erase all the data on the drive and remove your security settings.

How do I update the firmware on my LaCie fuel?

LaCie Fuel – How to update firmware

  1. Turn on the Lacie Fuel and connect to it with your wireless device.
  2. Launch the Lacie Media App.
  3. Click the Three Bars at the top left and then the connection icon.
  4. Select Connect Lacie Fuel to the internet.
  5. Select the network you want to join.

How do I backup my files on an external hard drive?

Pick the external drive you plugged in and hit Next. Windows’ default settings are probably fine, so you can just hit Next and the next screen too. On the last screen, hit “Save Settings and Run Backup”. Windows will make its first backup of your drive, during which you don’t want to turn off your computer.

What is a backup external hard drive?

An external hard drive is often used for backup purposes, but it can also be used to store data that you are actively using, including music, pictures and movies.

What is an internal hard disk drive?

An internal hard drive is the primary storage device located inside a computer system. It usually contains pre-installed software applications, the operating system and other files.