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I have 2 HP laptops #1 8230 w/ XP media center and #2 DV4340 w/ XP professional. Drive loads fine on one media center laptop but crashes when pc detects new hardware and continiously reboots on DV4340 w/XP professional.

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Update your laptop chipset driver and check for broken usb ports.

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