Toshiba Hard Drive Recovery Overview - What Is Toshiba HDD

A hard drive has been the dominant device for secondary storage. They have been widely used in general computers since the early 1960s. As of 2019, all of the world's hard drives are manufactured by just five large companies. They are Seagate, Western Digital, Hitachi, Samsung, and Toshiba. Toshiba Corporation is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation. It is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of many products. For example, HDD, laptop,  Internet-based solutions and services, and more. And boasting its reliability, the Toshiba hard drive is widely spread around the world.

How to Recover Data from Toshiba Hard Drive (Free)

If your Toshiba hard drive encounters any of the issues above, don't panic. As long as your Toshiba hard drive is not physically damaged, you can perform Toshiba hard drive recovery with EaseUS data recovery software to recover lost data. This professional data recovery software can do the following things:

  • Recover data after format, accidental deletion, or system crash.
  • It supports almost all HDDs - Seagate SATA, Toshiba MK serial/Canivo, WD Elements SE, LaCie, and more.
  • Recover more than 1000 file types.
  • Supports Windows XP - 10, Windows Server 2003 - 2019.

Although the Toshiba hard drive is highly spoken of, you may encounter problems like inaccessibility or total loss of data stored on it. If you are in an urgent situation, follow the video and perform a Toshiba HDD recovery.

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Follow the steps to restore Toshiba Hard Drive Data:

Step 1. Scan the hard drive partition

Select the drive on your hard disk where you lost or deleted files. Click "Search for Lost Data" and let EaseUS data recovery software scan for all lost data and files on the selected drive.

select a location and scan hard drive

Step 2. Check the results

When the scan completes, you can apply the "Filter" feature or click the "Search files or folders" option to find the lost files on the hard drive.

Find and preview all lost hard drive data

Step 3. Restore lost hard drive data

Select wanted files that you lost on the drive and click "Recover" to save them to another location.

💡Tip: You can restore data on the local disks, external hard drives, and also the cloud storage.

Restore lost hard drive data.

Other Tips to Restore Toshiba HDD Data on Windows 10/8.1/8/7

Here are a few common tips you could try to recover lost data from a Toshiba hard disk drive:

1. Access the Device with Another PC

If your laptop or desktop computer is not able to access your Toshiba hard drive files and data, you can connect it to another computer. If you can access the hard drive but cannot access your data owing to accidental deletion or formatting, probably the best thing you could do is stop writing any new data to the hard drive.

2. Recover Deleted Data from the Recycle Bin

If you lost data from your Toshiba hard disk drive, then go to Recycle Bin and restore it to your PC.

Step 1. Open the Recycle Bin on your PC.

Step 2. Double-click on the file you want to restore and select "Restore".

3. Use Toshiba Recovery Utility

Some Toshiba laptops include the Toshiba hard drive recovery Utility, which is stored in a special partition on the hard disk drive, along with the system files. This utility can be used for the ‘recovery’ of the hard disk drive to its original factory state. Hold down the 0 (zero) key. You will see 3 options:

  • Restore the original factory image (recommended).
  • Restore partition C of HDD without changing the current partition size (Advanced option).
  • Restore the image to C: partition with user-specified size (Advanced option).

Choose any of the options and continue with the easy process.


The extra solutions above are simple but have many limitations. Unless the hard drive is severely physically damaged, perhaps the best way to repair the drive would be to format it. Therefore, to recover your lost data, data recovery software must be your first choice.

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What Causes Toshiba Hard Drive Data Loss

Data can get lost from the Toshiba hard drive easily. If you do not have a backup of your files, you need to recover Toshiba data. Here are some common causes for Toshiba hard drive data loss. 

  • Accidentally deleted files by using the shift + delete keys.
  • Hard disk corrupted due to virus attack, power failure, etc.
  • Hard drives were formatted accidentally.
  • System crash or application failed.
  • Hard drive structures were damaged or deleted.

Toshiba Hard Drive Recovery FAQs

With the help of the Toshiba recovery tool, you can get back lost data easily. If you still have questions, read these related questions to get additional help.

How do I restore my Toshiba hard drive?

Steps to Recover Data from a Toshiba Hard Drive:

Step 1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, choose your HDD partition where you lost data, and click Scan.

Step 2. When the scanning finishes, find lost HDD files in Deleted Files or Lost Files and double-click to preview them.

Step 3. Select all the desired items, and click Recover to save the found HDD partition data.

What does HDD recovery mean?

Hard drive recovery is the process of recovering data and restoring a hard drive to its last known good configuration after a system or hard drive crashes or is corrupted or damaged.

How do you fix a hard drive failure on a Toshiba laptop?

Go to Settings and click on Update and Security. Tab on Recovery, select Advanced Startup and click Restart Now...Full Guide

Why is my internal hard drive not detected?

The BIOS will not detect a hard disk if the data cable is damaged or the connection is incorrect. Serial ATA cables, in particular, can sometimes fall out of their connection. Be sure to check your SATA cables are tightly connected to the SATA port connection.

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