How to Recover Data from Lacie External Hard Drive

In this article, we introduce you how to recover data from LaCie hard drive, what brings LaCie data loss and how to avoid losing LaCie drive loss once again.

How do I recover data from an external hard disk? It's Lacie.

With LaCie external hard drive you can transfer and backup files. It is indeed a good way to store massive data, and you can move it conveniently, connect it to computers, laptops and other devices easily with a digital cable. But you may encounter a certain problems to lose your data on a LaCie hard disk, such as accidental deletion, partition format, disk corruption and other unknown reasons. If you have backed up your LaCie hard disk, then it is no problem for you. What if you don't have a backup? Don not consider that your files have been distroyed permanently. There is a chance for you that you can recover lost files from LaCie hard disks with hard drive data recovery software.

Part 1. Recoverit - The Best LaCie Data Recovery Software

When your data gets lost, deleted or formatted from LaCie hard drive, you will need a hard drive data recovery program to help you retrieve data back. Recoverit Data Recovery is a piece of reliable and effective hard disk recovery software. It can help you recover more than 500 formats of data from LaCie hard disk in any data loss scenarios.

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Recoverit - The Best LaCie Data Recovery Software

  • Recover lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails from any storage device effectively, safely and completely.
  • Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders.
  • Supports to recover data for sudden deletion, formatting, lost partition, virus attack, system crash under different situations.

Part 2. How to Recover Data from LaCie External Hard Drive

1. Video Tutorial on External Hard Drive Data Recovery

No matter what brand of external hard drive you have, LaCie, Seagate, Western Digital, Samsung, etc, Recoverit can help you recover data from external hard drives easily and quickly just as the video demonstrates to you. Watch the 1-minute video and acquire the steps to recover files now.


2. How to Recover Data from LaCie Drive

Download and install Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer. Connect LaCie hard drive to the computer and follow the next steps to perform LaCie hard drive recovery on Windows PC.

1Please do not install the program to the same partition where you lost data for avoiding overwriting it.
2For Mac users, please download the Mac version and turn to an Mac recovery article, for example, How to Recover Files from External Hard Drive on Mac.
  1. Select "External Devices Recovery"
  2. Launch Recoverit hard disk recovery. To recover data from LaCie external hard drive, please select the data recovery mode of "External Devices Recovery" to get started.

    external hard drive recovery

  3. Select LaCie hard drive
  4. Make sure your LaCie hard disk has been detected by the computer. Select it and click "Start" to start scanning data..

    select lacie hard disk

  5. Scan LaCie external hard drive
  6. Recoverit Data Recovery will do a quick scan on your LaCie hard disk. If the first scan cannot find your data, you can go to deep scan with "All-around Recovery" mode which will search more files from LaCie hard disk.

    scan data from hard disk

  7. Recover data from LaCie drive
  8. After the scan, you can check all recoverable files. Preview the scanned files on LaCie HDD, select the ones to be recovered and click "Recover" to retrieve them.

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Part 3. How to Avoid LaCie Data Loss Once Again

1. Causes of LaCie Data Loss

To avoid another data loss on LaCie hard drive, it is necessary and indispensable to learn what causes data stored on the drive to be lost. Just like other external hard drives, your LaCie hard disk can be damaged and the data can get lost due to the causes below.

  • Format LaCie hard drive mistakenly.
  • Delete important files accidentally.
  • Lose the logical partitions on it.
  • Eject the LaCie hard disk improperly.
  • Have interruption during data transfer.
  • Be infected by malicious virus and malware.

2. How to Use LaCie External Hard Drive

Now that we have known what mainly bring LaCie data loss, we can take some specific measures to avoid the dilemma based on the causes.

  • Keep the LaCie external hard drive dust-free.
  • Make sure you delete the exact files before hitting Delete.
  • Do not connect the LaCie drive to an unhealthy PC.
  • Eject the LaCie hard disk in a safe and normal way.
  • Use a surge protector to avoid interruption when trasnferring files.
  • Keep an antivirus program updated on the LaCie hard disk.

3. Tips on LaCie Data Recovery

  • Before Lacie data recovery, please do not write any new data on the LaCie hard drive to avoid files being overwritten.
  • Do not install Recoverit Data Recovery on the LaCie hard disk where your data gets lost, which might overwrite your old data.
  • When recovering files, do not save them on the same partition where you lost them before. Choose another partition or disk to store them.
  • If you want to recover files later after the scan, remember to save the scan result and you can directly recover them by importing it, instead of rescanning.
  • Always use a piece of reliable and professional external hard drive reocvery software, as an unqualified one will damage your intact files.
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