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2.4. Launching LaCie Setup Assis-
Before using your drive, LaCie Setup Assistant software must be
launched to format your drive. It will:
Optimize your drive according to your needs
Copy the manual and utilities onto your LaCie hard disk
LaCie recommends that you copy the
user manual and utilities onto your computer’s internal hard
drive or other medium when setup is complete.
To launch LaCie Setup Assistant:
Windows users: double click on the LaCie icon in “My Com-
puter” (or in “Computer” for Windows Vista users).
Mac users: double click on the “LaCie Setup Assistant” icon
which will appear on your desktop.
If you do not launch LaCie Setup As-
sistant or if you quit LaCie Setup Assistant after the formatting
has begun, your drive will not be ready to use and will require
manual formatting. The user manual and utilities will not be
available on your drive and will have to be downloaded from
The LaCie Setup Assistant does not pre-
vent you from using your computer’s native disk utility program
to format or partition your LaCie drive. Simply follow the Setup
Assistant through completion, then use your computer’s native
disk utility (Disk Management for Windows or Disk Utility for
Mac) to reformat your drive. See section
3. Optional Formatting
for more information.