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: ForumUsb device not recognized ( Mass Storage ) but optical mouse works??? ForumUSB mass storage device not getting drive letter ForumIBM Thinkpad with Windows XP wont recognize mp3 player or USB mass storage ForumXp wont recognize usb mass storage device ForumNew System problem with USB/ Mass Storage Devices ForumHelp!! Burnt fingers and fried usb mass storage devices! ForumPPC really NEED mass storage to fully compete ForumMass Storage Controller ForumMass storage device ForumMy usb mass storage device are not showing all 4 drive its show only 1 drive but ForumMass storage controller code 28 ForumZen mobile usb port charge the mobile but not showing the mass storage ForumMass Storage , Any Suggestions. ForumNetworked Storage (NAS) Charts ForumUSB mass storage device not getting drive letter ForumDoes western digital U storage mass driver work with windows 7 ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumIs Openfiler for me? Home file storage application ForumMaxtor personal storage 3200 Forum[Solved] Rookie trying to setup esata ext hdd for storage/backup. More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !