HOW TO CHANGE PASSWORD ON TOSHIBA EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE

How To Change The Password On Toshiba External Hard Drive

Using the HDD Password Tool, you can set a unique password for your Toshiba external hard drive and protect your data from unauthorized access. When you do it, each time you plug your Toshiba hard drive into any computer, you will be prompted for the password. So, you need to enter the correct password to access your data. The following instructions will guide you through the whole process of how to change password on Toshiba external hard drive.

STEPS TO TOSHIBA EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE PASSWORD RESET

  • Launch the HDD Password Tool.
  • In the USB drive drop-down menu, select your Toshiba external hard drive.
  • Under the Security Settings section, click the Change Password radio button.
  • Enter your Toshiba hard drive's current password in the Enter current password field. Then, enter your hard drive's new password in the Enter a new password field.
  • Re-enter your new password and click on the Apply button.
  • Now, you will see the confirmation message that says, "Password is changed."
  • If you have forgotten your Toshiba external hard drive's password, proceed with the next section.

STEPS TO USE THE SECURE ERASE FUNCTION

If you have forgot your external hard drive password , you cannot unlock it. However, when you opt for the secure erase function, you can use your hard drive again. But your data on the hard drive will be erased. Follow the instructions below to proceed further.

  • Launch the HDD Password Tool.
  • When the application opens, click on the Forgot password button.
  • To proceed with the secure erase function, check the box next to "I understand" and click Start.
  • Depending on your hard drive's capacity, the time it takes to erase the data may vary.
  • Once your data gets erased, you can go ahead and create a new password for your Toshiba external hard drive.

STEPS TO CHANGE PASSWORD FOR YOUR TOSHIBA EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE

  • Connect your Toshiba hard drive to your computer.
  • Launch the HDD Password Tool.
  • In the USB drive drop-down menu, select your Toshiba external hard drive.
  • Under the Security Settings section, select the “I understand” checkbox. Then, enter your password in the Enter a password field.
  • Re-enter the same password and click on the Apply button.
  • Now, you have created a new password for your Toshiba external hard drive.

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