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Windows 7: external hdd stops win 7 from booting

29 Apr 2010   #1

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external hdd stops win 7 from booting

Hi Guys this is my first post so please excuse me if I am in the wrong section, my problem is this, I recently installed win 7, and then installed my 2 external hard drives via usb, they work fine but if my comp reboots for any reason it just hangs on the flashing cursor, if I unplug the external hdd then it boots, or sometimes it go`s into repair mode and says the error was caused by unplugging my external hdd and windows 7 was searching for it, any ideas, thanks

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29 Apr 2010   #2
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