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External Usb Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting Randomly


External usb hard drive keeps disconnecting randomly. I have a 500gb verbatim hard drive that i have connected to my toshiba laptop. After 20 minutes or so the drive randomly disconnects. I've tried changing the power options disabling the them for the usb setting to stop it from shutting off, but it doesn't help. When i plug the drive in and look under device manager i see the usb mass storage. I changed all the usb hub properties to never turn them off to save power. I've even tried this on my desktop computer and it does the same thing. I'm running it on windows 7 64 bit. I've searched numerous forums to look for a possible solution. I've also tried different usb cables and the problem continues. Please if anybody has solved this common problem let me know.

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