Retrieve Data from Toshiba External Hard Drive Not Showing Any Data

“Hi all, I was trying to access data from Toshiba external hard drive by connecting to my computer. It had huge amount of data but now it is showing 0 bytes of data in its properties and upon opening, no data was present on Toshiba external hard drive. Please help me get back data from Toshiba external hard drive which is not showing any data in it. Thanks in advance…”

Above scenario happens when Toshiba external hard drive file system is corrupt. Toshiba portable hard drive comes with lots of advanced features like, slim and compact design, high performance delivery, easy to store, share or backup data using it and so on. With such useful features, it is not free from data loss unless you take care of its usage. There are various scenarios in which Toshiba external hard drive data may be lost. External hard drive may get corrupt for various reasons as given here:

  • Virus attack: Viruses may enter Toshiba external hard drive when you save any infected file on it. If it multiplies then file system of Toshiba external hard drive will be infected
  • Improper usage: Toshiba external hard drive will be corrupted if is not used properly like, removing portable hard drive abruptly, using external hard drive on incompatible devices, frequently using Toshiba portable hard drive on different devices

There are number of other reasons due to which data from Toshiba external hard drive does not show any data. Do not worry in that situation, you can retrieve data from Toshiba external hard drive using Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on your computer.

External hard drive data recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software helps you get back data from Toshiba external hard drive that is not showing any data. This application is able to retrieve data of different formats like documents, videos, audios, pictures, etc. from Toshiba external hard drive. Along with this, it is capable to restore data from Toshiba external hard drive on computers running on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Windows XP OS. It supports data retrieval from Toshiba Canvio Slim, Toshiba Canvio Connect and Toshiba Canvio Basic hard drives on your PC. Try demo version for more details.

Procedural steps to recover data from Toshiba external hard drive:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software and install it on your PC
  • Connect Toshiba external hard drive to the system and run installed program
  • Select “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” from main screen
  • Then select icon of external hard drive and click on “Next”
  • Select file types from next screen and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning for selected file types on external hard drive and displays result in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select a file and click on “Preview” to view file
  • Browse a location on computer drive and click on “Save” to save recovered files


  • Use UPS while transferring any crucial files from external hard drive to PC and avoid data loss due to sudden system shutdown
  • Always safe eject Toshiba external hard drive from your computers

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