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November 16, 2008 1:14:11 PM

Okay so when I boot to windows with my external hard drive plugged in, my computer restarts just after post. it starts fine when i unplug the hard drive. and then plug it back in once windows is starting to load.

the mobo i believe is seeing this as a boot disk. and i've turned off usb boot but it still does it.

any idea's about what setting to change?

More about : bios setting

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November 16, 2008 1:51:17 PM

Set the boot order to boot to the HDD first?
November 16, 2008 7:39:00 PM

set to
boot sequence
1: hard drive
2:hard drive
3: cd drive
4:
5:
6:


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November 23, 2008 9:39:42 PM

Sounds like it is trying to boot off USB (The External HDD) Some machines have an option to disable Booting from USB, supply details of motherboard and I will look it up
November 24, 2008 3:12:41 AM

boot usb is off. and the boot sequence is as stated.
hdd
hdd
cd
December 2, 2008 2:30:20 PM

Move the cd up one position and remove the second HDD entry.
that should do it.
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