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Windows 7: Odd New Behavior - Flash Drives Refuse To Eject Unless I Close Firefox

02 Jul 2013   #1
MourningStar

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Odd New Behavior - Flash Drives Refuse To Eject Unless I Close Firefox

I use flash drives occasionally to move files from my computer to others. Lately, they have been refusing to eject because of the standard pop-up message that 'another program' may be using it. Nothing is using them. By accident I discovered that this message appears if I have Firefox running. Once I close Firefox and then do the 'eject' thing I get the expected 'You May Now Safely Remove ....' message. Why do these things only happen to me?????!!! (oh, ... and how to fix?)

-thnx


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02 Jul 2013   #2
FaberTech

Windows 7 x64 / Windows Server 2008 / Linux (Redhat & Deb distros) / OS X / More
 
 

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02 Jul 2013   #3
MourningStar

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FaberTech View Post
maybe this....
yes - thnx!!!!!
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02 Jul 2013   #4
FaberTech

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Your welcome don't forget to mark solved if this worked for you
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