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my retina macbook is slow to startup when my external drive is attached

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Nickholl Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Aug 20, 2012 12:47 PM

Ive had my macbook retina for a couple of days now and generally the boot time is amazingly fast. But it seems that now Ive connected my usb devices to it (including my external drive) there is a long pause on the white screen at the beginning of startup .  If I unplug everything it goes back to being really fast again!

 

is this normal?

 

thanks for any help!

Nick

MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion

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