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USB disk drive fails to start with system.

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    USB disk drive fails to start with system.


    I have a WD external drive that fails to start with my system most the time. I can reconnect the device and it connects and stays connected until the next system boot. I have reinstalled the driver with no luck. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Hi there,


    The first this I would do is check the HDD health using WD DLG -Support Answers. If the health is good then it's most probably a problem with thedrivers. Try looking for the latest chipset drivers from the chipsetmanufacturer web site. Keep me posted.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 23
    Windows 8


    Hi,
    The drive passed both tests. The chipsets supposedly have the latest drivers. I will keep looking.
    Thanks!
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USB disk drive fails to start with system.
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