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Windows 7: safely remove hardware problem

10 Dec 2010   #1
shevanero

windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
safely remove hardware problem

hi not sure if ive posted this in the right place soz. i am using a belkin wireless network adaptor\dongle to connect to the internet.the problem is when ive finished using my external hard drive or usb flash drive i use the safely remove hadware function to eject them and every time i press eject my internet connection goes off.ive googled it and searched the forums but i cant find a solution can anyone help.
thanks in advance


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10 Dec 2010   #2
fireberd

Windows 7/10 64 bit
 
 

Could it be you are disconnecting everything rather than just the specific device you want to disconnect. I have several USB devices attached inlcluding one that is "permanently" connected. When I want to eject a device I LEFT click on the Safely Remove Icon and select ONLY the device I want to disconnect.
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10 Dec 2010   #3
shevanero

windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

hi fireberd thats how i eject my devices same as you but for some reason it turns the internet off.its not a major problem because i can troubleshoot it and windows 7 resets my adaptor its just annoying when im in the middle of something an it goes off.
thanks for the reply though
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10 Dec 2010   #4
pricetech

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Do you have to do the troubleshooting or will it start working again by itself ?? It sounds like more than one, maybe all, USB ports are being momentarily disabled or reset when you eject the external drive. Have you tried using different ports for your devices ??
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11 Dec 2010   #5
shevanero

windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

hi pricetech i have to troubleshoot it myself it wont work automatically.the wireless adaptor is connected into the back of my pc next to the external drive,my mouse an keyboard are connected next to them but they arent affected.the same happens to the adaptor when i eject a usb flash drive connected to the front of the pc.hope you can understand what i mean
thanks
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12 Dec 2010   #6
pricetech

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Nothing else is affected, just your wireless, right ?? In other words, if you have both your external hard drive connected and eject a thumbdrive, for example, your external hard drive doesn't give you any problems ??
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12 Dec 2010   #7
shevanero

windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

yeah thats right its just the wireless thats affected.
thanks
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