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External harddisk recognised as USB 1.0 instead of usb 2 khaos83_2000 Feb 24th, 12, 02:35 PM #1

I got a toshiba external harddisk, 2+yrs of age.
Just yesterday, it was recognised as USB 1.0 instead of USB 2.
I power it down and plug in again, it is then recognised as USB 2.
I tried in on another pc, same problem and solution.

Where may the fault lie?


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tamjinhang Feb 27th, 12, 12:13 PM #2
probably casing problem..
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MacClipper Feb 27th, 12, 01:14 PM #3
Usually USB cable/connector contact problems (oxidised), try using some contact cleaner spray to improve contact.
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