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Windows 7: Help where is the Remove Hardware Safely button gone

27 Apr 2012   #11
STEPHANIE8

64 Windows7 home
 
 

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27 Apr 2012   #12
Kevin Ismail

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Stephanie

Just to lessen your worries. You actually can unplug your USB device without searching "Safely Remove". On my knowledge, windows has set the default for most USB device as "for quick removal". So, while working with the troubleshooting, you can still plug and unplug your USB device without worries as long as you are not in the middle of writing it.

But yes, having clicked safely remove button bring us more peace.

Kevin

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27 Apr 2012   #13
cyclic

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

You got to the drop before me, I was just about to say something along those lines, so instead I'll agree entirely with you.
I don't believe I ever have used that icon, but then I don't have auto-run active.
I mean it just not safe..........who knew ?
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27 Apr 2012   #14
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

not a solution but try start button/devices and printers and see if the kindle shows there, right clicking it there will give the eject option.
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