Quote: Originally Posted by buckedthead
Just installed Windows 7 Business 64-bit the other day. One problem that I have be having is that if I have an external HDD connected and turned on during a reboot or power on Windows 7 freezes at the "starting" screen, HDD in laptop just does not work anymore. This happens before the windows graphic/logo loads - in order to get it going again it is a battery pull and then it will boot up fine if I restart without the external HDD connected.Any ideas??
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