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Unrecognized Lacie big disk

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2008 by marcus

Scary moment tonight when I noticed the blue light on the front of my Lacie Big Disk was blinking in a very bizarre pattern. Upon reviewing the system it was connected to, I saw that the drive was no longer being recognized, but was showing up as a TUSB6250 Boot Device. Huh?

According to this FAQ on Lacie’s website, these symptoms can be the result of an "improper shutdown or un-mount."

To resolve the issue, do the following:

  1. Disconnect all cables connected to the drive.
  2. Connect the power cable to the drive.
  3. Connect the USB-cable. First to the drive. Then to the computer.

Happy to say that it worked for me! Now, to perform another back to my Windows Home Server…


6 Responses to “Unrecognized Lacie big disk”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thanks. This worked for me too, but under XP.

  2. Petter B says:

    Thank you so much! This worked for me too, on Mac OS X!

  3. Anonymous says:

    thx for your help, this really work for me too. xp pro sp2

  4. Anonymous says:

    Bravo just saved my storage disk

  5. Anonymous says:

    Unbelievable. It worked for me just like you said. Mac OSX leopard. Lacie Big Disk 1TB 15 inch Macbook pro. Thank you

  6. Anonymous says:

    Hi! COuld you please let me know if someone else than we thought that Laice Big Disc was compatible with VISTA????
    And if so, have you got it to work? I have 2 issues with Lacie but still haven’t solved it.
    I just can’t belive it’s true. A totally new Disc not compatible with VISTA.

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