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Disable restart after device driver installation

I have a computer running Win-7Embedded and there are times when we plug in an external SSD drive, Windows prompts for a 'Restart Now' or 'Restart Later' .  The issue is, this computer is not a "standard" pc (no keyboard/mouse) therefore the user cannot address the pop-up screen, but the computer is able to access the external drive to read/write, so I know that I have access to the drive and the custom software running in the background works just fine.

I am looking for a way to supress the  'Restart Now' or 'Restart Later' message?  

Any help is greatly appreciated!

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arunykandAuthor Commented:
Is this SSD drive always the same? Please post make and model of the SSD.
Is W7 Embedded fully patched?
Guru JiCommented:
You need to set your Windows Diagnostics Resolvers which basically show when Windows detects a hardware or software problem that requires the user to intervene. They can be suppressed by changing the Group policy as follows:

==> Start the Policy Editor by typing “Gpedit” in the start searchbar
==> Navigate to Local Computer Policy->Computer Configuration->Administrative Templates->System->Troubleshooting and Diagnostics->Diagnostics: Configure scenario execution level
==> Enable the policy, set Scenario execution level to Detection and Troubleshooting Only.

You do need a keyboard and mouse for one time. Let me know if that helps at all.

You can also Suppress Pop-up Messages caused by Windows error reporting services and it may work in conjunction with your Restart now or Restart later messages, so try below as well if above is not sufficient.

Disable Windows Error Reporting windows
==> Suppress pop-up error messages using HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\ ErrorMode=2

Disable startup error messages using
==> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\NoPopUpsOnBoot=1
==> (you have to add the value name NoPopUpsOnBoot as a dword).

Hope above will help u :)
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