Guide for Lacie USB Drive recovery

LaCie is one of the top companies for manufacturing flash memory products like USB drives. It provides choice of interfaces like USB 2.0, USB 3.0 for data transfer speeds. LaCie USB flash storage drives are available in wide variety of sizes and storage capacities. Even though LaCie USB drives offers secure data storage capability, in certain situations users may face data loss from them.

Consider a scenario wherein you downloaded and copied few files to LaCie USB drive by going net cafe. After coming home when you inserted LaCie USB drive into your laptop, its contents were empty. Even you restarted laptop and also scanned LaCie USB drive suspecting virus attack. But no use at all, including downloaded files you ended in losing all the data on your LaCie USB drive.

If above mentioned scenario is similar to the scenario which you faced then relax!! The files which are missing from your LaCie USB drive are not permanently lost. It can be restored back with assistance of the best recovery tool named LaCie Drive Recovery application. But recovery tools including LaCie drive recovery app are only useful if you have not replaced or overwrite lost contents of LaCie USB drive. Because lost or deleted files cannot be recovered after overwriting using any of the restoration tools.

Scenarios that cause data loss from LaCie USB drive:

Formatting LaCie USB drive: While accessing LaCie USB drive, you may encounter format error messages. These errors force you to format LaCie USB drive leading to complete erasure of data.

Accidental Deletion: Sometimes, you may mistakenly delete same files thinking they are existing multiple times on LaCie USB drive. You may even accidentally delete necessary files while erasing unwanted files.

LaCie USB drive corruption: A LaCie USB flash drive can be corrupted due to several reasons like abrupt ejection from computer, frequently using same USB drive on multiple devices, severe virus attacks, etc. Once USB drive gets corrupted, data present inside in it will become inaccessible.

If you are stuck in these kinds of situations, and lost your precious data then don’t panic as this software can effectively execute LaCie USB Drive recovery process in just few clicks. This application is able restore LaCie USB drive data such as music files, pictures, video clips, documents, etc. It has the capability to recognize more than 300 types of files based on its unique signature. You can even save memory space on the disk by compressing rescued data from LaCie USB drive. This utility can retrieve data from LaCie USB flash drive on both Windows and Mac Operating systems. Other than USB drives, it also supports portable devices like external HDD, fixed HDD, memory cards and USB sticks. Moreover, this software is able to recover LaCie hard drive after not formatted error message which made you to format the HDD resulted in huge data loss. It can safely retrieve data from Hard disk arrays like RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, etc without damaging original files. This reliable software comes with unique features to even support data recovery from LaCie big disk raid array. LaCie drive recovery software provides free demo version, by which you can evaluate its performance of USB drive data recovery.

Steps to get back lost data from LaCie USB Drive:

Step 1: Download and install LaCie drive recovery tool on your computer. Connect your LaCie USB drive to your computer and Launch the software. From the main screen, select “Recover Drives” option as shown in Figure 1.

Lacie USB drive recovery - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: As shown in Figure 2, select either “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Drive Recovery” depending on your data loss scenario.

Lacie USB drive recovery - Select Option

Figure 2: Select Partition Recovery

Step 3: drives present on your computer, select the drive that represents LaCie USB flash drive and click on “Next” as shown in Figure 3.

Lacie USB drive recovery - Select LaCie Rugged Drive

Figure 3: Select LaCie USB Drive

Step 4: After finishing the recovery process, you can view rescued data either in “File Type View” or “Data Type View” as shown in Figure 4.

Lacie USB drive recovery - Preview Restored Data

Figure 4: Preview Restored Data

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