Blue light blinking every second

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Lakshit - Updated on Aug 4, 2021 at 03:22 PM
nathanwirth Posts 324 Registration date Thursday May 22, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 27, 2022 - Aug 23, 2021 at 07:27 AM
Hello,

My Toshiba external harddisk light blinking every second
Is the harddisk is well or not(any problem)

System Configuration: Android / Chrome 92.0.4515.115
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HelpiOS Posts 14339 Registration date Friday October 30, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen May 23, 2024 1,885
Aug 4, 2021 at 03:22 PM
Hi,

If the hard disk is reading or writing data, then it is normal that the light blinks frequently. If it is not used, then I recommend you to run a disk check.

To run a disk check, start Command Prompt with admin rights and type the following:
  • chkdsk d: /f /r


Press Enter to start the process. Note: Replace d: by the letter of your external hard drive.

The above command will try to fix errors on the disk and locate the bad sectors and try to recover readable information.
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