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LaCie Rugged data Recovery

The Lacie Rugged external hard drives are known for their durability and portability.

The three currently available models are:

  • Rugged Mini – USB 3.0, USB 2.0 (301558)
  • Rugged  Triple – USB 3.0, Firewire 800 (301984)
  • Rugged  Thunderbolt – USB 3.0, Thunderbolt (9000291)

The Rugged series are capable of extremely fast data transfer.

Lacie are known for their design asthetic and compatiblilty with Apple Mac.

Despite the rugged enclosure, dropping a hard drive is never advisable.

We have recovered data from many LaCie drives over the years, and are more than happy to have a look at yours.

Signs of a failing drive are:

Taking an unusually long time to come up on the desktop, or My computer

Clicking or Buzzing noises,

Strange file corruption occurring within documents , ie you Word asks you for the character or text encoding on a document.

Taking a long time to navigate folders

NTFS disk Errors is the event log


Signs that is has failed are:

Not appearing in finder (apple mac) drive will not mount or My computer

Clicking or Buzzing noises coming from the hard drive when connected.

You get a message ‘The disk in drive F is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?’  (don’t, just unplug it and give us a call)

You get a message on your Apple Mac ‘cannot initialize disk’


There are many things that can go wrong from File System Corruption,Seized Spindles, Head failure, Firmware failure, Media Damage.

Failing drives have to be handled carefully, if you run free data recovery software on a drive with failing heads or deteriorating media it can make the difference between being recoverable and not.

We can recover your data for you (and we’ll recover it on an importance basis, meaning we’ll get your most precious data back for you first).

If you have any problems with your Lacie Rugged. get in touch right away for fast, efficient service!


Remember - when affected by data loss issues - Don’t Panic!

Just switch if off and contact a specialist.

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