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Windows 7: Can't eject hard drives

07 Nov 2011   #1
mkr10001

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Can't eject hard drives

Just added this to my computer

Safely Remove Hardware Shortcut - Create

and when I try and eject using the right click on the desktop I get


Problem Ejecting XXXXXx USB Device

The 'XXXXXXXXX' device is not removable and cannot be ejected or unplugged


This is when I try any combination of clicking stop on the drive name and drive letter in the window.


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07 Nov 2011   #2
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

what happens if you try ejecting them in my computer?
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08 Nov 2011   #3
mkr10001

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

can't do it from my computer. There isn't an option for hard drives.

Using the icon in the bottom right works fine though
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08 Nov 2011   #4
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Bit confused here - what are you trying to eject? Harddisks or USB drives?
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08 Nov 2011   #5
mkr10001

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Sorry I thought I'd said, usb hard drive


edit: just tried with a usb stick and it's the same
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