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HDD opening on startup

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    HDD opening on startup

    i have a portable HDD that keeps opening on startup, how can i change that from happening?

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Go to Control Panel►AutoPlay and un-check 'Use AutoPlay for all media and devices'.
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  3. #3

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    win8.1.1 enterprise

    start with setting it to do nothing in auto play ,might help .
    go to control panel /auto run
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  4. #4

    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1

    thank you both
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HDD opening on startup
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