I have a problem with my toshiba external hard disk 500gb Tags: Hard Drives Toshiba Format Storage Last response: October 2, 2012 4:08 PM in Storage Share anupam_09 October 2, 2012 3:10:32 PM My Toshiba Hard disk when connected shows a message that says Format is needed. I am not able to format the portable hard disk. Please help me out. More about : problem toshiba external hard disk 500gb alvine a b G Storage October 2, 2012 3:15:17 PM why are you not able to format it? m 0 l anupam_09 October 2, 2012 3:23:09 PM First of all a message comes out as to format the disk...Then when I try to format..again a message comes as "Windows is unable to format"...If u r familiar with this type of error please help... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mouse24 a b G Storage October 2, 2012 4:08:57 PM Are you logged in as admin? You might be able to see it in disk management that might help to know whats going on with the drive. Control panel > admin tools > computer management > side bar, open storage > disk management. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I have a problem with my toshiba external hard disk 500gb Forum Toshiba 500gb external hard disk CYCLE REDUNDENCY PROBLEM Forum Problem with LG 500GB external hard disk Forum i have an external hard disk of toshiba which was working but my pc doesnt show it when i plug it in, wat may be the problem? Forum Toshiba HDTB105EK3AA 500GB Stor.E Basics USB 3.0 2.5 Inch External Hard Drive Black: Not working Forum WD My Passport 500GB external hard drive shows up as local disk and lags Forum Brought a 500gb external hard drive, which I accidentally reformatted it to Recovery Disk, it now says I have only 34gb of spa Forum HOW TO MAKE PASSWORD TOSHIBA EXTERNAL HARD DISC 500GB Forum Toshiba 500gb external hard drive error codes Forum My seagate 500gb external hard drive has disappeared from my computer and disk management . All I can do is remove it safely . Forum Hitachi 500gb external hard disk not found in my computer Forum I/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum I/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum Solvedtoshiba external hard disk drive Forum Medion drive-n-go external 2 5 hard disk drive 500gb Forum I/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum Solvedmy 500 gb toshiba external hard disk not detecting Forum 500GB external hard drive problems, need help please!! Forum I can't access the partitions on my Toshiba 1TB external hard disk Forum External Hard Disk Drive Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !