IDE Hard Drive in External Enclosure (USB 2.0) not recognized by Windows 7 at computer startup, but recognized if it is rebooted after Windows 7 is done loading.
Hi, I have a Western Digital 500gb PATA (IDE) hard drive in an enclosure. I leave the enclosure on at all times since it has a cooling fan. However, if for whatever reason I need to reboot my system, Windows 7 never recognizes this drive unless I turn
off and on my enclosure. Once I reboot my enclosure, Windows 7 recognizes the drive and tries to Autoplay.. I would like W7 to recognize my drive at startup so that I dont have to reboot my enclosure every time I reboot my computer. What can I do to fix
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