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    Dec 25, 2008
    Lacie dvd drive problem
    I have purchase a Lacie d2 drive that uses the USB2.0 connection.
    After I install a working dvd into the system I get an error message that reads: Initialization error, a valid drive could not be located.

    I have the older type of USB plugs and thought this could be a problem with the new 2.0 plugs that the new drive might need.
    I have a G3 upgraded to a G4 and have 10.4 OS.

    My profile shows that its reconized in the system. Lacie tech. support has been emailing once a day with a question but I can't wait forever.

    Any help would be appreciated,

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
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    That Lacie drive is more than likely not backwards compatible with USB 1.1 or 1.0.
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