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how to prevent computer to load devices?

  1. #31

    Manchester CT
    Posts : 693
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit GA

    Sorry, out of ideas then. You BIOS may be the culprit but if it is, then you are stuck with what is going one with your external drive. Good try tho.

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  2. #32

    Posts : 146
    attempting to run Windows Consumer Preview

    Thanks for the effort...
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