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LaCie Hard Disk, Design by Neil Poulton 1TB

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Overall 2
2.0

Damaged cords never help...

julizza cruz, Amazon
13 October 2013
  • Summary: When it arrived the cords were damaged n no good so i couldnt even use it so i was sad.....
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Overall 2
2.0

Nothing but trouble

compugal, Amazon
19 October 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this based on good reviews. It has been nothing but trouble. I could never automatically back up to the drive--had to do it manually. Within a year, it wouldn't turn on. Now I have no access to the data that I was able to save to the disk. Frustrating, and an expensive mistake. I'll be looking for a more reliable backup disk.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad Bad Bad

Eduardo, Amazon
5 March 2012
  • Summary: Don't Buy. I had one of these for about a year, and suddently it stoped working. The case had died, I looked up for several tutorials on internet only to find out how to open it, and save the hard disk. When I finaly succeded on these I find out that the HD is a SAMSUNG one. I bought a Sata-USB adaptor and it is working fine now. The case was too expensive for the time it last, better buy the disk alone and cased it yourself.
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Overall 2
2.0

The LEVEL of customer service is ZERO... I HATE THIS

D Cooper "Don C", Amazon
6 October 2011
  • Summary: Do not waste your time. Seriously. I purchased this unit for a PC, and a d2 Quadra at the same time for a MacBook Pro. The LaCie Hard Disk plugged in nicely, then downloaded older software from the disk. When prompted to download an upgrade, I was hit with repeated error boxes. Went to the LaCie support site and downloaded the most current software for this unit. After a few reboots, it started working fine.
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Overall 2
2.0

Warning to Mac Users: Stay away from Lacie

tamjm, Amazon
2 September 2011
  • Summary: Warning to Mac users: I purchased one Lacie Big drive 18 months ago, another Lacie Big drive 24 months ago. I just upgraded to Mac OS X Lion. Neither drive works after the upgrade. The Lacie web site said that the "solution" to this problem was to revert back to Snow Leopard. Not really a solution. But I assumed that maybe this meant that a firmware upgrade or something was in the works. So I contacted Lacie support.
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective once again

Bryan W. Regensburger "bregensb", Amazon
18 May 2011
  • Summary: The first one I bought was defective out of the box! I had to pay to ship it back to NYC, I receive the new one 3 months later the hard drive dies. I contacted LaCie and they wanted me to again pay to ship it back. I bought another harddrive from STAPLES installed into the external bay and it's been 7 months with out any issues . . . . so buy the bay without the harddrive and install your own .. It's alot cheaper!
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2.0

Sudden death 2 weeks after warranty ended

L. Dane "daneosaur", Amazon
11 April 2011
  • Summary: I've used my LaCie hard disk for 2 years (+3 weeks) now. All was fine and dandy until just a few days ago when it went out in a puff of smoke (figurative, not literal). When I went to check my warranty I found that it is only covered for up to 2 years. Not cool. I'm a grad student (read: broke) and having to buy another just 2 years (+3 weeks!) later is really painful. I think I'll be going with a different brand next time.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dropped Mount

KamRaHed, Amazon
22 February 2011
  • Summary: This hard drive would not stay mounted. It kept turning itself off. I wound up returning it and purchasing a different model from another vendor. I have had good results with other purchases from Amazon and with several LaCie drives that I own, but this one was a lemon.
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Overall 2
2.0

clicks and Alzhimers

K. Chong, Amazon
6 January 2011
  • Summary: I bought this drive and within a few weeks, it clicks and stopped working. I returned it and got a new drive without a problem but lost all my files. The second drive lasted 8 months and then after working fine one day, it couldn't access any of my files and after trying several other USB ports and a different computer, it somehow formatted itself!! Even if I got a new one under warranty, I couldn't trust it again for the third time. It's going in the bin.
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Overall 2
2.0

Taken for a virtual ride - WARNING!!!

Jack M, Amazon
5 January 2011
  • Summary: The LaCie drive box had the word Wuala on it - never having heard the word in a product context, I ignored it - bad decision!! Wuala turns out to be a LaCie partner out of Switzerland with very few employees, who are trying to get On-Line storage through their approach spread world wide. The drive strongly suggested I click on the LaCie icon to initiate it or I would have problems.
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