My external LaCie hard drive (model MS25U) has suddenly stopped working and I am desperate for help to recover my all my files.
The hard driver worked 2 weeks ago when I was copying some old photos from there to my laptop. I closed my laptop with the driver plugged in. Next time when I started my laptop I unplugged the driver first. A few days later when I plugged in the driver to my laptop it can't be read and I get an error message that says the driver has to be formated first before use. It is also now shown as Local Disc D and not as LaCie anymore.
I have tried to use another USB-cabel to see if the problem was in the cabel, which it wasn't.
I also tried to connect the hard driver to other laptops (one with windows 7 and another one with windows XP) and the hard driver still can't be read.
I have not dropped the hard driver on the floor or anything before it stopped working.
Please, any suggestion how I can recover all my files from my hard driver? I have some photos and some documents in the hard driver that I haven't backed up yet to my other external hard driver.