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From: irwanhadi at phxby.com (Irwan Hadi)
Subject: HP All-in-one printers on Dells

On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 08:44:02AM -0700, Jim Duggan wrote:

> I have a few customers using various dell PCs, and it seems upon booting
> up with a HP all-in-one printer attached to the USB port the PC attempt
> to boot off the printer, causing boot times to exceed 20 minutes.
> Obviously its timing out after said time but im wondering what the hell
> makes the dell bios think it can boot off the printer, my only
> assumption would be the smart card reader.  Wondering if anyone else has
> experienced something like this and if so could give a little more
> insite.  I dont see anything short of a bios upgrade from dell fixing
> this, as of now i just have the customer unplugging the printer upon
> reboots as a temp workaround.

I think at that time I resolved it by turning off support for legacy USB
applications on the BIOS, or something like that. Just go to the BIOS, and
check the settings for the USB.


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