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Western Digital Elements 500gb External Drive. When i switch on the computer with the external drive attched, the screen comes up eith an error message and ask to uninstall the hardware. It works only if the computer is running and then inserting the usb cable. Any solutions

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Go into your computers BIOS screen. (on most computers, press F2 or the Delete key to get into the BIOS) and remove USB from your Startup list. Different Bioses preform this different ways so I can't tell you how to make sure this happens but trust me, it's in there.

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