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    External harddisk recognised as USB 1.0 instead of usb 2

    I got a toshiba external harddisk, 2+yrs of age.
    Just yesterday, it was recognised as USB 1.0 instead of USB 2.
    I power it down and plug in again, it is then recognised as USB 2.
    I tried in on another pc, same problem and solution.

    Where may the fault lie?

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    probably casing problem..
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    Usually USB cable/connector contact problems (oxidised), try using some contact cleaner spray to improve contact.
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