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Boots usb first

The computer is booting up the usb drives before the main drive causing the computer to freeze up when a memory card or external hard drive is attached

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  • apicard91 Apr 24, 2009

    I can not find the usb under the bios, the only thing that looks like i could change is the legacy for the usb do i disable this

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Hi apicard91

Go into your BIOS and check your boot sequence or boot menu.

there should be a option to disable booting form either a "removable device or external device or usb device"

Just disable that option and then you good...

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When you boot the computer a message will come on the screen indicating what key to press in order to get into 'setup'.
Once you are in setup, you want to go through it until you find entries dealing with 'boot order'. What you want to do is set it so that it does not try to boot usb devices before it tries to boot from your hard drive. That'll do it.

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  • rjivaro Apr 24, 2009

    Disable legacy USB, yes.
    What you want to find is boot order. Personally I usually set it to boot from cd first, then hard drive.
    The problem you are having is that the system is trying to boot from your removable drive before it tries to boot from your hard drive. You want to change the order of boot devices the system looks for so it finds your hard drive before it looks for your removable drive.

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Hi,
if you don't want that feature, you can go into the bios , most likely the boot up sequence, and not have usb devices boot.

thank you

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  • adi Apr 24, 2009

    go to your boot up section of the bios, and look at that the sequence is for booting up your computer, one will probably say something like usb drive or usb boot, you will want to either disable it or put it as the last one to boot up.

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