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Windows 7: Everytime i unplug my external hdd i get blue screen

19 Sep 2010   #1
Granto

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Everytime i unplug my external hdd i get blue screen

i have a weston digital 1tb external hdd and everytime i unplug it whistle my computer is on i get a blue screen :s


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19 Sep 2010   #2
bobtran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Granto View Post
i have a weston digital 1tb external hdd and everytime i unplug it whistle my computer is on i get a blue screen :s
Are you "ejecting" it before unplugging it.
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19 Sep 2010   #3
Granto

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

even when ejected i still get blue screen
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19 Sep 2010   #4
bobtran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You could try checking write caching:

Plug in your drive and then look into the following:


My Computer > Manage > Device Manager
Disk Drives > [My USB device name] > Properties
If you then select the "Policies" tab, you get two options: "Optimize for quick removal", and "Optimize for performance".


If you have "Optimize for performance" selected, you might get a blue-screen when removing the device.
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19 Sep 2010   #5
Granto

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

ive got to the properties but there is no policies tab
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19 Sep 2010   #6
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Please can we have a screenshot of your Properties tab.
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19 Sep 2010   #7
Granto

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

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19 Sep 2010   #8
kronckew

Win 7 ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

on my external usb i had to go to the hardware tab in the properties window, select the drive from the list and click the properties button to get to the setting.


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19 Sep 2010   #9
bobtran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That's the properties if you go to:

my computer > "Your WD drive" > properties.



You should have done this:

1) My Computer > Manage > Device Manager > Disk Drives > "Your WD drive" > Properties

or

2) as stated above you can also choose the "hardware" tab from where you were.
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19 Sep 2010   #10
Granto

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

thats what i get now
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