Toshiba HDD Protection

WinZIP self-installing ZIP file. Can also be unZIPped using WinZip, PKUnZip or equivalent. Also supports silent installation. Click for silent/unattended installation instructions.


Using the acceleration sensor built in the PC, HDD Protection detects vibration, shocks and similar signs in the PC, and automatically moves the HDD head to a safe position to reduce the risk of damage that could be caused by head-to-disk contact.

To open HDD Protection properties:

  1. Click the Start menu.
  2. Enter "HDD" into the search field.
  3. Click "HDD Protection" in the search results.
  4. TOSHIBA HDD Protection Properties will open.
  5. From here you can change settings for your HDD protection. It is NOT recommended to turn OFF HDD Protection.
  6. Click "Setup Detail" for additional settings.
  7. Click "Apply" to save any settings or "Cancel" to exit without saving.

CLICK HERE and refer to your Owner's Manual for additional information for HDD Protection.

Export Control and EULA
Use of any software made available for download from this system constitutes your acceptance of the Export Control Terms and the terms in the Toshiba end-user license agreement both of which you can view before downloading any such software.