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\015 I have Hp Personel media drive and it is not dettected on my Hp s3240.uk but it does appear in the device manager under disk drives and usb controllers\015

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The device may be looking for a certain drive letter. Remove all other "removable" devices. Go to the device manager and remove the personal drive, reboot the computer and try installing the personal drive again.
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