How to Repair a Toshiba External Hard Drive

When a Toshiba external hard drive becomes unresponsive or states that it is corrupt when it is connected to a computer, you must format it. This will reset the drive to its default settings. The drive should now work without any problem.

External hard drive for backup.
How to Repair a Toshiba External Hard Drive
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Plug the Toshiba external hard drive to the computer.

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Click the Start button and then select "Control Panel" found in the right column. Move to "System and Security" and click it. Go to "Administrative Tools" and double-click "Computer Management."

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Select "Disk Management."

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Right-click the Toshiba external hard drive icon and select the "Format" option.

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Click "OK" twice to confirm that you want to format your Toshiba external hard drive.