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If you are having problems with your LaCie product, consult the table below for a list of available resources.

Order Source Description Location
1 Quick Install Guide Concise steps to follow for getting your product up and running Either a printed leaflet or accessory box and included in the product box, or download PDF from the product page
2 Support Pages Includes interactive troubleshooting topics for most common problems, select your product, then click the “Troubleshooting” tab
3 User Manual Includes common troubleshooting topics See Troubleshooting Topics below
4 Customer Support Create an account on, register your product, and fill out a support ticket Create an account here:

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Troubleshooting Topics

Note on device compatibility: For questions concerning compatibility between your television or audio/video device and the RikikiTV, please visit our RikikiTV Compatibility List.

Note: Interactive troubleshooting, a highly effective way to resolve problems with your product, is available from Select your product, then click the “Troubleshooting” tab.

Initial Installation

Problem: I am unsure if my television will work with the RikikiTV and the universal mounting kit.

Q: How do I know if the Rikiki TV is compatible with my television?

Q: My television already has a VESA screw in the available socket. Should I still use the screw included with the RikikiTV universal mounting kit?

Q: I cannot find an available socket to attach the universal mounting clip to the back of my television. How do I mount the RikikiTV?

Q: My television is fixed to the wall. How can I attach the RikikiTV to the back of my television?

Problem: Compatibility with audio/video devices.

Q: I have a USB port on my Blu-ray player/cable box/gaming system/media player. Can I connect the RikikiTV to my device?

Problem: I cannot record to my RikikiTV.

Q: Is the RikikiTV properly connected to your television or audio/video device?

Q: Are both ends of the USB cable firmly attached to the RikikiTV and your television or audio/video device?

Q: Did you plug the USB cable into the appropriate USB port on your television or audio/video device?

Q: Have you defined the RikikiTV as the recordable USB hard drive on your television or audio/video device?

RikikiTV: Television and Computer

Problem: RikikiTV is working properly on my television but not on my computer.

Q: Have you reviewed the troubleshooting section of the Rikiki Hard Drive User Manual?

Q: Did your television format or configure the RikikiTV during setup?

Q: Did you create two partitions on the RikikiTV?

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