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#1 gizmo68

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Posted 12 September 2005 - 02:34 PM

What were working with Windows XP media center home edition sp2.
Recently I installed a new printer Dell 942 when the printer is plugged in via usb cable upon computer start up instead of booting normally it stop's at what looks like a command prompt screen although it is not. it hang's there 15 seconds and then boot's normally.
If I shut down the computer unplug the printer's usb cable upon rebooting everything loads fine.
I have checked the boot order it is as should be.
interestingly enough under safely remove hardware it lists the printer as a usb mass storage device.
I've googled for answers and tried Dell and annoyances.org. nothing yet I'm sure it's something simple as I am most day's any idea's anyone?

Thank's much.

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Posted 16 September 2005 - 08:24 AM

That extra 15 seconds is just the computer finding and verifying the connection with the printer. Its nothing unusual.

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Posted 17 September 2005 - 08:51 AM

Leurgy :thumbsup: thank you for the information this clear's things up nicely.
Thank's agian and have a good day.

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Posted 17 September 2005 - 09:02 AM

No problem gizmo68. Come back anytime you have a concern. Hopefully next time we can respond a little more quickly.

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