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Connecting your LaCie USB Key to a Computer

LaCie USB Keys are easy Plug & Play storage devices. Locate the USB port on your computer and attach the LaCie Key.

Please note that most LaCie Keys are shipped as one full partition. You have the option to format a second, password-protected volume called LA-PRIVATE using LaCie Private-Public. The LA-PRIVATE partition provides AES 256 encryption to keep your most important data safe. If you do not have LaCie Private-Public, you may download it at Private-Public

Windows Users

The USB Key volume will appear in My Computer (Windows XP) / Computer (Windows Vista/7). To begin saving data to the LaCie Key, you may copy and paste or drag and drop files to the volume.

Mac

The USB Key volume should appear on the desktop. To begin saving data to the Key, you may copy and paste or drag and drop files to the volume.

Unmounting the LaCie Key Safely

When you wish to remove the LaCie Key from a computer, please do so according to the requirements of your operating system. Both Windows and Mac offer simple methods to eject storage peripherals without the risk of losing data or interrupting the system operation. See Unmounting the LaCie Key for further information.

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