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Booting Problems When Western Dig. USB Hard drive is Connected

\015 I just purchased a Western Digital External Hard Drive and it seems to be working well so far (fingers crossed) with one exception. I have to unplug it each time I reboot. Otherwise, my bootup screen hangs and I have to do a manual shutdown, unplug the USB, and then reboot.\015\012\015\012Any suggestions on how to resolve this problem.\015\012\015\012Thanks in advance for any tips I could try.\015

Answers :

Your laptop will be set to "boot from USB first" in the BIOS. Go into the BIOS (F2, F10 or DEL key as stated on startup) and look for the boot order options.
\015\012Change it to boot from the internal hard disk first and all will be sorted.
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