Summary: This drive doesn't mount to my Macbook Pro. I Googled "Lacie rugged won't mount Mac" at it turns out this is a huge problem and there doesn't seem to be a fix. There is a chance it will work fine, but when so many people are having issues with this drive I'd recommend choosing a different HD
Summary: Unfortunately this drive is of no use to me for my MacBook Pro. I am unable to use the LaCie Safe Manager software because it does not recognize the drive. After researching the mac forums I have found out that many others have this problem and finally someone was able to get info from LaCie on the issue: "This issue is that the Safe Manager program doesn't support 64 bit, and the new Macbook Pro runs natively in 64 bit mode.
Summary: The external HDD doesn't mount now on my Mac or on Windows 7. Has a weird anomaly: -after taking it out from USB+power cord/FW port, I can plug it again and I'm able to add is as a device only after 1h. Doesn't work instantly after it's unplugged and plugged back. Probably a hardware issue -while is protected (password and fingerprint), I plug the FW port into my MacBook Pro, the LED blinks in green 5 times and then gets red.
Summary: Purchased two weeks ago and transfer rate was 3-6 times slower than my current iomega portable drive that I use to back up my MacBook Pro. Contacted the help center and went through a protracted testing of the drive using multiple computers, multiple connections, dozens of different file types, re-formatting the drive and then repeating again.