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Getting Connected

Installing your LaCie hard drive is easy for all users thanks to LaCie Setup Assistant. Please follow the setup steps in the order they are given to ensure that your LaCie hard drive's volume mounts correctly on your computer.

STEP 1 - Connect the USB Cable

  1. Connect the USB cable from the drive to the computer.
  2. The drive will mount on your computer.

Technical note: If the USB bus on your computer does not provide the necessary power to operate your LaCie device, you may require a USB-Y cable, which can be purchased from See USB-Y Cable for details.


STEP 2 - Launch LaCie Setup Assistant

STEP 3 - Install LaCie Desktop Manager (Optional)

Install LaCie Desktop Manager to manage your drive's advanced functionality. See LaCie Desktop Manager for details.

Unmounting the Drive

In order to avoid file system corruption, it's important to unmount your drive before turning it off or disconnecting the interface cable. See Unmounting Your Drive for details.

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