Format procedure when we use HDD made in Lacie in Windows



 When we format and work, it may follow that data which customer valued by one operation disappear.
 As we cannot take any responsibility even if we do data erasing which we operated, work, please carefully.

 We remove all the contents of HDD, and "format" (initialization) is to make information state to be able to write in.
 When hard disk drive (HDD) does not work normally and is ineffective even if we try other restoration means,
 We may have to format HDD.
 In addition, it is necessary to format HDD when we build more HDDs which are not formatted.
 All the data are removed when they format. We will back up data by all means before formating.

 When there is not recognition in management of disk that I hear a sound being formating, and stopping abnormally or disk utility program
 I am sorry to cause trouble very much, but repair in conformity with guarantee regulations.

  → Repair is this


 Confirmation point

 Correspondence format format is different by OS/apparatus.

FAT32 (MS-DOS) Windows 98, Windows XP,
Windows Vista, Windows 7
There are 32GB restrictions in making by Windows
When we use in both Windows and Mac, we choose this.
PS3(Torne)
MacOS X system
NTFS Windows XP By Windows XP 1 drive to 2TB.
Windows Vista, Windows 7 Thing which is formatted in HFS format,
We can read in Mac OS 10 system
We cannot write in.
HFS Mac OS 8.1 or less
HFS+
Mac expansion (journaling)
More than Mac OS 10 system, Mac OS 8.1
Others The one for TV such as AQUOS, REGZA It is exclusive format.


 
Format work habits


 A. Format method in NTFS format by Windows



 B. Format method in FAT32 (Windows/Mac both correspondence format) format by Windows



 C. Removal, deletion method of partition


 D. Simple format method (only as for Windows) using Logitec disk formatter



 E. Method (management of disk) to format used hard disk by Windows again



 When repair is necessary
 ※Please use technical center for cutting into pieces whether is hard trouble or sofutoraburu.


 Repair is this



 Format method in NTFS format by Windows


[format method]
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Manual installed in This product in format
Because utility, image icon and all data are lost,
Please back up internal data before practice by all means.
About data, we cannot guarantee at all.
In addition, we hope that we do not connect peripheral device except This product to PC.
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1.[start] → We click the right button of [My Computer] → We click in order of [management].

2.We click [management of disk] on the screen left side.

3.When partition which we want to make is not state of [non-allocation]
We carry out deletes of the following partitions.
 → C. Removal, deletion method of partition




4.If the whole is in a condition of [non-allocation], once again on partition
 We click the right button.



5.We click [new partition/new simple volume] [start of Wizard], and screen displays
 As it is done, please advance until [completion] in [to next].
 ※[format of partition] with screen [quick format]
  We format in NTFS format in short time when chosen.











6.If format is completed, is product recognized on the My Computer?
 Please confirm in conjunction with capacity from [property].

When we cannot copy after the format which we cannot format by any chance
As arrangement of repair is necessary in deficient one of product, consider
We hope that we have.




 Format method in FAT32 (Windows/Mac both correspondence format) format by Windows



Format method using disk formatter


Downloading of Logitec disk formatter is this. (only as for Windows)


※Caution※
・All the data disappear. Please carry out important data such as installed Manual and utility, made data after the backup (you copy to another place) by all means.
・We cannot take any responsibility even if we do data erasing which we operated. Please work carefully enough.
・When you perform work of format, please do not connect peripheral device except hard disk formating to PC.


1.We start "Logitec disk formatter".

※When we connect new (non-format) hard disk, "HD format Wizard" starts.
Please refer to this for "HD format Wizard".



2.We click hard disk which we want to format by "choice of drive" and click "setting/practice" tab.

Please be careful not to choose wrong drive enough.

We can confirm when we click HD icon in "hard disk" tab when we confirm contents of target drive.




3. When you make several, please choose partition that you want to format by "choice of division".
We choose "initialization" by "choice of division work".

"File system" of "option" frame chooses "FAT16/32".


4.As message of "practice confirmation" displays, without problem, please click "yes".

All division data which selected disappear when they click "yes".
When important day is saved, you click "no", and please carry out after the backup (you copy to another place) by all means.





5.If "format information" is displayed, format is completion.
You click "OK" button, and please click "it is closed".
Please confirm whether hard disk recognizes on "computer" normally.







"HD format Wizard"

The following methods are Wizard that is displayed when we connect new (non-format) hard disk.
We are not displayed so far when we connect hard disk which we used.



1.As "HD format Wizard" (1/5) starts, we click button to "next" after checking there not being mistake in hard disk which we recognized.





2.We appoint number of partitions.
When we use all domains as one partition, we just click button to "next".





3.We set partition.
Or "NTFS" chooses "FAT16/32" in "file system".
※When you exchange data with Windows with Macintosh, please choose "FAT16/32".
After the choice, we click button to "next".





4.As message of "practice confirmation" displays, without problem, we click button to "next".






5.We click "completion".





6.With the above it is completion.
Please confirm whether hard disk recognizes on "computer" normally.


 Removal, deletion method of partition


[format method]
**************************************************************
Manual installed in This product in format
Because utility, image icon and all data are lost,
Please back up internal data before practice by all means.
About data, we cannot guarantee at all.
In addition, we hope that we do not connect peripheral device except This product to PC.
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1.[start] → We click the right button of [My Computer] → We click in order of [management].

2.We click "management of disk" on the screen left side.

3.We click the right button on partition of This product under the screen right side [deletion of partition],
 We click this. When confirmation screen is displayed, we click [, yes,].
 ※Please be careful not to choose hard disk with a built-in PC.

4.If the whole is in a condition of [non-allocation], once again on partition
 We click the right button.

5.We click [new partition] [start of Wizard], and screen displays
 As it is done, please advance until [completion] in [to next].
 ※[format of partition] with screen [quick format]
  We format in NTFS format in short time when chosen.

6.If format is completed, is product recognized on the My Computer?
 Please confirm in conjunction with capacity from [property].

When we cannot copy after the format which we cannot format by any chance
As arrangement of repair is necessary in deficient one of product, consider
We hope that we have.