Lacie Data Recovery
We have successfully recovered data from all Lacie External Hard Drive systems including LaCie d2 Network drives, LaCie Quadra, LaCie 12big, LaCie Network Space, LaCie 5big Network, LaCie Starck, LaCie Rugged, LaCie Brick, LaCie Rikiki, LaCie Petit, LaCie Little Disk, LaCie Skwarim.
Be a case of formatting the wrong hard disk, deleting data, virus attack, operating system not booting, data deletion, or a more complex case of mechanical failure, electronic failure from a power surge, Easy Recovery can successfully recover all your data from your Lacie External Hard Drive. We pride ourselves on how quick we perform our services, our aim is not to meet your expectations but exceed them.
Call us on 0800 075 0720 for a quote from one of our Lacie Data Recovery Engineers. We can normally diagnose the problem with a disk and give a full cost and timescales for recovery via phone. The quote is free with no obligation to proceed.
We offer 3 options for data recovery:
Our pricing is very competitive compared to other UK Data Recovery Companies. Due to the recession we have reduced our pricing to reflect the current climate. This means you can get a 1st class data recovery service for a great price. We can recover from hard disks that have:
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LaCie Data Recovery
LaCie has a wide selection of product offerings ranging from RAID arrays to consumer hard-drives and NAS servers. They have seen great positive reception of their NAS servers especially with great affordability for small businesses and often home networks. These higher performance offerings, RAID and NAS servers, offer great dependability with usually multiple layers of redundancy included in the design. It is however a natural expectation that now and then, something will fail. This often occurs during maintenance and setup of RAID leading to the failure of multiple drives, errors and data loss.
Data Recovery Process
When a LaCie server or Hard-drive (array) fails, the data recovery process will differ depending on the device in question because varying recovery methods are more suited for tackling different issues. Initially engineers are tasked with finding out whether remote recovery of jeopardized data is a possibility. In the case of servers, remote recovery is possible if the failure of said server has not had an impact or significant impact on the fidelity of data stored on it.
As an example, if one drive fails in a NAS or RAID product and the corruption prevents the drive from being able to recover by itself, engineers can proceed to use block level access to attempt to fix the problem and thus allow the device to remount normally and successfully. In other cases it is necessary to perform data recovery on failed hard-drives. This may be a case in which multiple hard-drive failures are suspected or confirmed to be involved. When this occurs, engineers are tasked with producing an exact clone of the defective hard drives to facilitate a reconstruction of the missing data. This endeavor can be accomplished in one day to two days with the probability of fully recovery being high.
Identifying When There Is a Problem
LaCie has built into their products various means of indicating the nature of major operating errors. A system like the LaCie 12big rack uses alarms and visual alerts in the form of lights to inform the user of major errors when they occur. When a sustained drive light is accompanied by slow beeping sounds, i.e. beeps about half a second in duration and repeating in eight second intervals, this is an indication that the 12big rack is unable to read one or more of the installed drives. This may be due to failure. If a multiple drive failure is in suspicion then it is advisable not to attempt a restart of the device until LaCie support or a data recovery expert has been contacted. Restarting the device could result in the overwriting of data on the drives resulting in a much more difficult task if recovery is needed.
Beeps are also implemented by LaCie in their RAID and consumer products to indicate a possible failure. These are often in slow beeps or multiple beeps of varying pitch in addition to other symptoms, for example a device that fails to mount or be recognized by the host computer. These may be accompanied by coded errors within the GUI (Graphical User Interface). The error codes provided within the GUI are most commonly straightforward with messages such as “hard drive failure detected.” Sometimes the user may only be provided with an error code and these codes will indicate a failure to write or read data, or they may indicate problems with data perimeters. For example, error code 36 represents an input output (I/O) error suggesting a problem with accessing the hard-drive.
The user should delay any actions that may put the integrity of data on the affecting drives in danger. The first thing to do, when you first suspect data loss, is to shut-down the system and get in touch with data recovery professionals who will assess the case and provide advice on the best course of action.