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Toshiba 1tb hdd external hard drive not reading

Hello. I have a TOSHIBA portable hard drive 1TB, when I plug it into my computer it makes the usual sound, the blue light is on the hard drive and I can hear and fell the hard drive buffering. The problem is that my computer does not respond, it does not show the auto-play pop up windows nor it shows under drives on my PC. I have tried with another computer, changed different USB cables, and the problem still remains. I already did the DISK MANAGEMENT steps but it does not appear. I did try to go to control panel - hardware&sound - devices&printers and there I can see that my external hard drive (STOR.E PARTNER) is under the unspecified, there is like a yellow triangle w/exclamation point bottom left inside it. it looks like a warning. I right click it and clicked properties: GENERAL Device Information Manufacturer: Unavailable Model: STOR.E PARTNER Model number: Unavailable Categories: Unknown Description: Unavailable HARDWARE Device Function Summary Manufacturer: Compatible USB storage device Location: Port_#0005.Hub_#0005 Device Status:This device cannot start. (Code 10) I have already tried to FORMAT the external hard drive when it was still working because I cant access the files in it and maybe it does contain some viruses(mostly trojans and win32) from my downloads but still it was still working.

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Try using HDD Regenerator to check and possibly to repair the disk. HDD Regenerator allows to repair bad sectors on damaged hard disk drives without losses of the existing data.

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Sometimes an additional drive doesn't show up because there is no free letter, especially if you are on a network. From Disk Management (right click on My Computer, Manage) if you see your drive there, try assigning it a letter. Or disconnect other drives that are mapped. Typically an external device wants to be "next" after your hard drive (usually c:) and CD-ROM (usually d:)

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u might have to format it in safe mode or buy a new one, if you try it on some one elses comp. and it works it ur comp. but it is most of the time a software issue

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Has the disk come with a usb cable that has 2 big plugs?
If yes:
Try plugging both in.
If no:
Take your device to customer care.

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from what you have written it seems that the Hard Drive is dead and doesn't have the ability to read the drive.
You will need a new hard drive this one is not recoverable.

Posted on Nov 29, 2011

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