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Shutdown when external device plugged in to usb port

\015 My PC runs fine but when I plug in external hardware, instead of auto detecting and prompting me what options I have, the PC just shuts down and then restarts. It continues to do this until I have unplugged the external device !! Please help.ThanksGraham.\015

Answers :

First, make sure that the external hard drive is not causing this by simply trying it in another computer. Now let's assume you dod this and it works fine in another computer, do the following: Right-click on My Computer, click on Properties, click on the advanced tab, click the Settings button where it says Startup and Recovery, then uncheck the Automatically Restart under System failure. The next time you plug the hard drive it will not restart but it will let you see the error message if any.
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