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Hi, I have a toshiba 80gb HDD in an external usb powered enclosure (ibm travelstar). If I cannot it to my PC, the HDD wont spin and the drive is not recognised. However, if I take off the cover of the enclosure and slightly pull the connect out the back of the HDD (not fully) it will then power up. I can then push the connect fully back into the HDD and use. Does anyone know why this is happening and how to do it so I don't have to keep slightly pulling out the connection out the back of the HDD for it to spin?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: TOSHIBA HDD
I would suggest running linux based GParted live cd. Under linux you can alter the sizes of partitions and configure the partitions and format in NTFS/Fat32/
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Posted on Mar 24, 2008
Does it make any clicking/clunking sounds like any of these?
If yes - it's really bad and there's nothing you could by yourself..
If it sounds normal or doesn't spin up at all then try to remove it from enclosure and connect directly to a PC.
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
i think you need to re-install your Operating System again since you got a new HDD wich is tottaly empty i assume so try to install your OS on the new HDD
let me know if it helped
Posted on Jan 02, 2009
Check out the link below. It shows how to change the hard drive and shows to max size hdd is 160gb.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Mar 18, 2009
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