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Data Recovery from Lacie Hard Drives

Data Clinic have been recovering data from faulty Lacie hard drives for over 20 years and in that time we’ve probably seen every type of fault imaginable with them. This has allowed us to acquire a lot of knowledge about them and the good news is, they are forgiving drives to work with and our data recovery rates from them are very high.

All Lacie hard drives are either external or NAS and we support all Lacie models: Lacie Rugged (HDD and SSD), Mobile (HDD and SSD), and Portable (HDD and SSD).

Common Failures on Lacie Hard Drives

Lacie Rugged hard drive | Data Clinic Ltd1. Inactive Drive:

  • The Lacie drive fails to register with the computer, accompanied by silence.
  • Electronics failure is typically to blame, with traditional solutions ineffective due to modern drive complexity.
  • Despite challenges, data recovery remains feasible through assessment in specialised facilities.

2. Sluggish Performance:

  • Extended recognition time and slow file access characterize this issue.
  • Weak read/write heads or deteriorating media are common culprits, hindering data retrieval.
  • Immediate cessation of usage is vital to prevent further deterioration, with professional intervention recommended for recovery.

3. Clicking / Buzzing / Beeping Noise:

  • Upon startup, these sounds often accompany the drive, leading to unrecognized status by the computer.
  • Clicking indicates potential failure of read/write heads, while buzzing or beeping suggests motor issues.
  • Efforts such as cable changes or software adjustments prove futile due to inherent mechanical faults.
  • Continued usage exacerbates the problem, risking irreversible damage.
  • Recovery remains possible but necessitates expert attention in a controlled environment.

4. Incorrect Identification:

  • Misidentification of drive details signals potential firmware corruption.
  • Faulty firmware disrupts drive operations and data accessibility.
  • Restoration requires professional reprogramming for effective data recovery.

Prompt discontinuation of drive usage minimizes risks, while seeking assistance from data recovery specialists ensures proper diagnosis and retrieval.

Our Data Recovery Process with Lacie Hard Drives

1. Contact Us

0800 151 2207

Or use the ‘Get A Quote’ button above.

If your data recovery is urgent and requires immediate attention, please call the freephone number.

2. Collection

We will arrange to have your device collected for free from any UK address.

Or you can all in at one of our UK locations and drop the device off with us
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

3. Diagnosis

An in-depth analysis of the problem with the device begins.

The fault is understood and a recovery plan constructed along with an exact recovery cost.

4. Recovery

Once the recovery cost is approved, data recovery begins immediately.

We will recover your data to another hard drive or similar media of your choice.

5. Return

Once the recovery work is completed and paid for your data is returned to you by courier along with your original equipment.

We will keep a copy of your data for 10 days.

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Data Clinic Locations

We have many data recovery locations across the UK. You are welcome to drop off but will need to book an appointment first.
Alternatively use our Free Collection service that picks up from ANY UK address.

New London House, EC3V 9LJ

The Mount, Belfast, BT6 8DD

11, St. Paul’s Square, Birmingham, B3 1RB

Castlemead, Bristol, BS1 3AG

20 – 23 Woodside Place, Glasgow, G3 7QF

Building 3, Gelderd Road, Leeds, LS12 6LN

Horton House, Exchange Street East, Liverpool, L2 3PF

The Pavilions, Bridge Hall Lane, Bury, BL9 7NX

Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, NE1 3DY

Victory House, 400 Pavilion Drive, NN4 7PA

The Balance, 2 Pinfold Street, Sheffield S1 2GU

Basepoint, Andersons Road, Southampton, SO14 5FE

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