20 Most Recent Toshiba HDDR320E04XW 320 GB USB Hard Drive Questions & Answers

you can recover saved data with asoftech data recovery software. You can refer to this tutorial
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Toshiba... | Answered on Oct 30, 2019

Hi, If you open the device manager and go down to DVD/CD-ROM devices, click on that and it will show all your devices. Click on your device and uninstall it. Switch of your computer and unplug the HDD ( if it is an external one, if not) switch your computer on and it should New Device Found, and reinstall it again.

Good luck

Toshiba... | Answered on Feb 25, 2018

have you done a format on this drive before you used it?.some times its best to format before use.

Toshiba... | Answered on Oct 21, 2017

Data lost due to unintentional formatting of the drive or when someone knowingly delete some data later on realizing that the data was important, In situations like this one should use a data recovery tool. To know more about data recovery process visit http://www.recoverlostfile.net

Toshiba... | Answered on Apr 13, 2017

it works like the mouse&keyboard withouta driver

Toshiba... | Answered on Sep 04, 2016

I am sorry to hear that. Hard drives have very sensitive moving parts that move require a very high degree of precision and tolerance. As such, they are very susceptible to shock. By the way you describe your problem, it sounds as though there is physical damage to the disk or head. "Rattling" noises of any sort from a hard disc is never good. If there is physical damage, there will be very little you can do yourself I am afraid. There are specialized services that deal with data recovery from physically damaged drives, however they are very expensive.
Here is a link for you if you are interesting in the inner workings of a hard drive. http://www.howstuffworks.com/hard-disk.htm
Good luck,

Toshiba... | Answered on Oct 30, 2014

click start control panel administrive tools ,computer management ,device manager look through all of your devices if you see a yellow question mark?or exclamation mark ! or red x
right click to reinstall drivers or
if you can see your usb but its not working
ports(com&lpt)right click update driver

if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it

or you could download them

http://download.cnet.com/usb2-0-driver-zip/3000-18493_4-163914.html Intel PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller NEC PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller B0 NEC PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller B1 USB 2.0 Root Hub Generic USB Hub VIA PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller


http://download.cnet.com/usb-mass-storage-controller/3000-18493_4-161651.html USB Mass Storage Controller
if these packages are not the right
on the home page you should see a search tab just type in what you are looking for
(be precise)don't use numbers and / - you might have to try a few times to get it right
also the download software finder under that there will be a list place a tick in the box of any one you want/need
all software windows software mac software mobile and web apps


also this link will provide you with many freeware and share drivers

hope this helps you

Toshiba... | Answered on Sep 27, 2011

First try moving the device to a different USB port ,if that does not work then the disk has corrupt files or the disk has gone bad

Toshiba... | Answered on Aug 17, 2011

The software is already on your computer - check the settings in the properties. If you are unsure how to use these settings, there is ample "help" available by simply clicking the button.

When you lock this up ... you will be putting a password on it. If you forget the password, you will no longer have access to your hard disk - you need to fully understand this before you go on. If you are not sure, DONT DO IT.

The easiest way to secure your external drive from others is to disconnect it from your computer.

Thank you for your question @ FixYa.com

Toshiba... | Answered on Aug 02, 2011

test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty:
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty" ?

even something as small as an electrical extension or a faulty fan lead can cause this problem follow the troubleshooting procedure a computer needs all of the data and electrical current to travel through every device and to have an end to be able work properly

a motherboard and a hard drive any leads between them will fail before your motherboard or your hard drive check all electrical extensions make sure they are securely seated even the cd/dvd drives need to have current go through make sure these devices are working

also check your computer ram and cmos battery to make sure they are securely seated and the battery has plenty of charge

hope this helps

Toshiba... | Answered on Jul 10, 2011

1. Try to plug in the external hard drive.

2. Goto device manager

2.1. Click Start -> (Right Click on My Computer -> Left Click on Properties-> Click on the Hardware Tab -> Click on Device Manager on Windows XP
2.2 Type "Device Manager" on Start Search (Windows Vista)
2.3 Type "Device Manager" on Search Programs and Files (Windows 7)

3. Click on the Triangle next to Universal Bus Controller

roadfox.png 4. Look for a USB driver says "Unknown" Uninstall it and restart the computer with the external hard drive plugged in and you are all set

Thank you for Choosing

Toshiba... | Answered on Jul 07, 2011

insert the drive into another laptop or computer and observe if it is going to bring the same format message.
Your new laptop is asking you format the hard drive because it is sensing some kind of virus on the hard drive. Apart from that, some laptops would like you to format an external drive if it is their first time of receiving such drive. There is no trick to this.
All you need to do is to insert the hard drive into another computer, copy the content of the hard drive into that computer, then insert the hard drive into your new laptop, then format the hard drive and you can now copy the files back into the hard drive from the computer you copied it to.
Lastly, if possible, you can copy the content of the files into a computer that is running windows XP. Windows Vista and Windows 7 has too much protocol and security. Such windows will ask you to format a drive.
I hope you understand my message. If you don't please let me know so that I can explain further.
Good luck.

Toshiba... | Answered on Jun 22, 2011

Have you tried to uninstall it from your device manager? When you do that, scan for hardware changes, it might pick it up. Also, try moving it to a different usb port after you uninstall from device manager.

Toshiba... | Answered on May 19, 2011

give it a try and see if it shows. if not, let me know.

Toshiba... | Answered on Mar 25, 2011

depending on your operating system this may vary click start control panel you should see system security tab in that back up my computer in windows7or all programs accessories system tools you should see back up in xp

hope this helps

Toshiba... | Answered on Mar 24, 2011

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