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Toshiba External HDD

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  • Started 1 year ago by Eddiebug1
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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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I have some shows on my Toshiba External HDD and when i went to watch them it shows all of them and only two of them are playable now and i want to make sure i don't have bad sectors on it. Does anyone know of a diagnostic tool from Toshiba? It is a 593701-B 1TB.

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whs
whs
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Just run a chkdsk /r in command prompt. It will tell you. What is the filetype of those shows ?? If they are, e.g. .flv, you need a player like VLC.

http://filehippo.com/download_vlc_64/
http://filehippo.com/download_vlc_32/

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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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I get Access Denied as you do not have sufficient privileges. You have to invoke this utility running in elevated mode.
1. What is elevated mode and
2. How do i invoke it?

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Xhi
Xhi
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Right click on command Prompt (Programs->Accessories) and select Run as Administrator.

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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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I have VLC Media Player Classic and the default Windows Media Player and i use VLC for most of my videos

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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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@ Xhi Access is denied
i don't understand as i am the only user which makes me the administrator

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whs
whs
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Being the admin and elevated mode are 2 different things. Try again as Xhi said, you are doing something wrong.

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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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i've tried the same way it is posted and no luck says same thing

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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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a download link would work as well just so it will test and tell me if there is something wrong with it or not

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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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i had the model wrong it is a PH2100U-1EWL

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whs
whs
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I made you a little video on how to start command prompt: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....e=youtu.be

Then type into the little black window and hit Enter

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Eddiebug1
Eddiebug1
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thank you whs that video was very helpful

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