Satellite A200-1If - drive external HARD after a while is "unknown device".

Hello!

I have such a problem: I work with my external case alu Toshiba 3.5 HDD 500 GB and after awhile of copy of the files in the laptop it disappears and appears this luckily device recognized.
Can it be caused by not enough power in the USB port?

THX for any help or the workaround

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Hello

Yes, this may be caused by the fact, there is not enough power provided by the USB port. first of all, note that external USB hard drives 3.5 inches are generally designed to be used with systems of office due to their higher power needs (this is also the reason that many need an external power supply of their own). my suggestion would be to buy a 2.5 inch drive external hard USB is designed to be used with laptops. Another reason that the hard drive may disappear when copying files, is that there may be a problem with the connection of the USB cable between the laptop and the external HARD drive. I suggest to check that both ends are connected properly and not put any pressure on the cables and keep them stable.

I hope this helps you with your question

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