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17-Sep-2008, 04:54 AM #1
Solved: Stop an external hard disk being bootable
Hi,
I have an external (was internal) hard disk, which did have a few Operating Systems on it. However, I no longer want it to be bootable, since I simply want it as external storage.

I have already completely zeroed it, but it still tries to boot from it.

Any ideas?
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17-Sep-2008, 08:18 AM #2
Have you reset the boot order in your bios so that it no longer looks to the external drive as the first boot option?

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17-Sep-2008, 11:29 PM #3
Check the BIOS settings specially the boot sequence, make sure that you have set the primary boot device to the internal hard drive and not to the external boot device.
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18-Sep-2008, 10:50 AM #4
@letchworth and zyper95:
Thanks, I forgot about that!
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