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For some reason,
Bitlocker tries to encrypt my printer (this causes lockups when under load)
This of course would not work.
In device manager its listed under portable devices/E:\
Anyway to turn bitlocker off? Remove the driver, remove the service, remove the process whatever?

P.S. for some reason my printer is labelled as a removable disk in 'My computer'.
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Your printer has an SD card doesn't it?
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yap its a HP photosmart plus B210a
Although i looked at the driver installed and it isnt the correct printer driver (even though it prints fine, and the software recognises the printer fine).
The driver installed is Microsoft WPD filesystem volume driver....
Currently i am redownloading the driver files so i can associate the E:\ with the printer.
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strange i uninstalled it in device manager, the printer still worked.
Yet whenever i delete the mounted device registry entry (it reappears) and whenever i uninstall it in device manager it reappears also.
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lol, set it to disabled on boot via non-plugnplan devices (device manager) and i had a bsod.
Unbelievable.
I dont use it. Either this is design or somehow it is enabled.

hmm... latest update, my printer is recognised as a disk drive in device manager, this normal?
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lol, set it to disabled on boot via non-plugnplan devices (device manager) and i had a bsod.
Unbelievable.
I dont use it. Either this is design or somehow it is enabled.
hmm... latest update, my printer is recognised as a disk drive in device manager, this normal?

if its anything like my kodak, it shows up as a removable disk in computer because of its ability to plug in an SD card and the computer can read from the printer.
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