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If external USB HDD (backup) is connected and turned on before computer is turned on, computer locks up. If computer is on and Windows is up, usb drive is turned on it's ok. I use Acronis for my backup software but it can't find the backup drive if I Boot from a bootable Acronis CD to ensure restoration capability. I've tried two different usb externals and get the same results. Two sata 150 drives are set up as raid1. This is not a driver problem! It has to have something to do with this mobo. Help would be much appreciated.

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Check your BOOT options.
Depending on your computer, F12 while PC is booting may bring up this option.
Appears it may attempting to boot from USB rather than CD or Hard Drive.

Check and let me know of result.

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