By Delia / Last update August 30, 2021

Why our Toshiba hard drive need backup?

Toshiba, as a well-known brand, its hard drives are used by many people. As we all know, the longer the computer is used, the more data and information it may store. But too much data and information stored in our Toshiba hard drives may slow down our computer's speed, and our Toshiba hard drive is easy to crash.

So, in our life, we need to back up our Toshiba hard drives regularly to prevent data loss after a hard drive problem occurs. And someone of us may back up data and information from Toshiba hard drive to Toshiba external hard drive.

Choosing a good Toshiba hard drive backup software is important

Toshiba hard drives are widely used, so we may often see some people looking for Toshiba hard drive backup software or Toshiba external hard drive backup software on the Internet. Toshiba hard drive and Toshiba external hard drive backup software download links are also everywhere.

How to choose a backup software for our Toshiba hard drive is worth considering, good backup software should be safe and efficient like AOMEI Backupper. AOMEI Backupper Standard is a professional backup software which can create a drive image to back up the entire hard drive, and it supports Toshiba hard drive, Toshiba external hard drive. In addition, this software has a specialized hard drives backup function which can solve hard drives backup quickly and efficiently.

Furthermore, this software can be downloaded for free and there are some other functions besides backup, such as sync, restore and clone. If you have a Toshiba hard drive and want to upgrade to SSD, you can try clone function, which can help you to clone Toshiba hard drive to SSD.

How to use AOMEI Backupper to back up Toshiba hard drive?

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Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Backupper Standard.

Step 2. Under the "Backup" tab, select the "Disk Backup" option. 

Disk Backup

Step 3. At this window, add the disk which you want to back up.

Add Disk

Step 4. Click to select Toshiba external hard drive as destination path to store the image file.

Select Backup Destination

Note: when we use Toshiba external hard drives as backup drive, we may also encounter some situations, for example, the external hard drive is unrecognizable, or it is damaged, therefore, after we store important information on Toshiba external hard drive, we also need to do external hard drive backup timely.

Step 5. Click "Start Backup" to carry out and wait until the operation is complete.

Start Backup

In addition, there are some advanced options for the current backup task, please refer to Backup Options, Schedule Backup, and Backup Scheme. And if the AOMEI Backupper standard version is not enough to meet your needs, you can also look at AOMEI Backupper Professional versions or AOMEI Backupper Server versions.

What if Toshiba external hard drive not recognized?

For Toshiba external hard drive not recognized, there are some solutions that you can try.

Solution 1, Check USB Port. We can connect Toshiba external hard drive with a new USB port to see whether works or not.

Solution 2, Check out whether the drive is damaged. You can connect the drive to another computer and boot it to see if the drive can be used normally. If it still cannot be recognized on another device, you'll need to take it to for reparation in the hard drive repair center.

Solution3, Check & Fix the Drive in Disk Management.

Sometimes, an external hard drive not showing in Windows Explorer could appear in Disk Management. How to open Disk Management: Press Windows + X keys. Then click on Disk Management option from the pop-up menu.

In conclusion, choosing a good Toshiba hard drive backup software is essential for all of us to avoid hard drive problem or data loss. Only in this way, can we make sure that our important data will not lose. As a powerful and free backup software, AOMEI Backupper can help you to figure out all these problems excellently.