LaCie Setup Assistant (LSA) must be launched before using your drive. It will allow you to:
Important info regarding Mac OS X: See help for instructions.
AutoPlay: Windows AutoPlay may detect your LaCie hard drive as soon as it is connected to your computer. If the AutoPlay window appears, choose on Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer and double-click LaCie Setup.
LaCie Setup Assistant does not prevent you from using your computer's native disk utility program to format or partition your LaCie drive. Simply follow the Setup Assistant through completion, then use Disk Utility for Mac or Disk Management for Windows to reformat your drive.
Follow the on-screen instructions as listed below to format your drive and install software utilities:
Software will be installed on the product's storage, not on your computer. It will be located on the volume entitled “Compatible” or “LaCie Share” if it exists, otherwise on “LaCie”.
LaCie software utilities may be installed at any time. Once the format is complete, the LaCie Setup Assistant application will be available on:
To install the software utilities, simply launch LaCie Setup Assistant and follow the steps listed above.