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Mounting the LA-PRIVATE Volume

LA-PRIVATE may be locked to protect data from being accessed by unauthorized users. Follow the steps below to unlock and mount the LA-PRIVATE volume.

Important info: You must create LA-PRIVATE before attempting to mount the volume.

  1. Connect the LaCie storage device to a compatible interface port on your computer.
  2. Click twice on the LACIE icon in My Computer/Computer (Windows) or on the desktop (Mac).
  3. Click twice on the LaCie Private-Public application.
  4. LaCie Private-Public will recognize that you have created a LA-PRIVATE volume. (If you have not created LA-PRIVATE, the application will guide you through the process. See the steps in Create the LA-PRIVATE Volume.) Enter your password in the empty field. Please note that your password is case sensitive.
  5. To see the characters that you are typing, select the check box for Display password. Click OK.
  6. The LA-PRIVATE volume will appear in My Computer/Computer (Windows) or in the Finder (Mac).
  7. Copy and paste, drag and drop, or retrieve existing files from your encrypted LA-PRIVATE volume.
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