Windows 10: computer will not boot if WD MY BOOK is plugged in

  1.    30 Dec 2016 #1

    computer will not boot if WD MY BOOK is plugged in

    I recently bought A WD MY BOOK ,but now my computer will not boot if WD MY BOOK is plugged in.
    What can I do? Other than the obvious
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  2.    30 Dec 2016 #2

    Adjust your BIOS settings. Remove it from the list of bootable drives.
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  3.    31 Dec 2016 #3

    thank you very much ,i never had this problem with my other ext drives
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  4.    01 Jan 2017 #4

    As stated, boot into Setup (Bios) go to the Boot tab. Move your internal HDD to the first boot device. Move the WD drive to last drive or take it out of the boot order all together. Save and Exit.
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  5.    01 Jan 2017 #5

    Was anything cloned or imaged to this external WD HD? Reason for asking: elsewhere, a few had cloned their whole HD, OS and all, OR had full-imaged restored their OS partition onto -- their 2nd hard-drive, their external usb-connected hard-drive. Upon any cold boot, warm boot, the computer "sees" two operating systems and will try to boot the external device first OR will get "confused" as to just what to boot.
    Last edited by RolandJS; 02 Jan 2017 at 08:58.
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