Mass storage unit stops pc Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital Storage Last response: March 9, 2010 11:42 AM in Storage Share Trevor H March 9, 2010 7:07:14 AM I have A WD book Essential 1Tb unit.If USB cable is pluged in be fore booting up pc the pc hang up part of the way in to the bootup(be fore windows is exe)What is wrorg. That unit work fine if the pc bootedup and pluged in at user login. More about : mass storage unit stops pac_man March 9, 2010 9:57:52 AM Hi, Have you formatted and partitioned in windows before use (What version you using?). Lot of help on these forums for that product, Smartware etc? http://support.wdc.com/ rsmith13 March 9, 2010 11:41:27 AM Do you have your bios set up to boot off the usb drive first? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer howardp6 March 9, 2010 11:42:05 AM In your BIOS is it setup to boot from your USB WD Book drive before your hard drive? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Stop mass storage-maxtor Forum Mass storage drive needed for Sony VGX TP3 media centre PC Forum What todo if my pc lose the mass storage driver Forum USB mass storage not visible in Explorer or My PC? Forum PC-Less Mass Storage Forum SolvedMass Storage Controller Driver Not Found Forum SolvedHow do I put my OS on an SSD and my mass storage onto a HDD? Forum SolvedMass Storage Controller for ASUS P5GD1 Forum SolvedUSB Mass Storage Device - Driver won't install to save my life... Forum Solvedusb mass storage device in device manager NOT disk management Forum SolvedAllocation Unit Size for Electronic Storage Forum SolvedPutting computer in storage unit under desk, bad idea? Forum Solvedmass storage driver needed Forum SolvedInternal storage drive stops working (I/O device error, explorer.exe error, valid win32 application error) Forum SolvedPower supply cord for Maxtor 3200 personal storage unit Forum SolvedUSB Mass Storage stopper working and cannot be formatted Forum 1 of 2 drives failed but is recognized as a Mass Storage device Forum Solvedwhen i send files to USB mass storage, the files are turned into shortcut Forum SolvedUSB mass storage device shows in Device Manager, not in Disk Management Forum SolvedUsb device not recognized (Mass Storage) but optical mouse works Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !