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Windows 7: Safely removing USB External Hard Disk Drive

05 Apr 2013   #51
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Melissa View Post
I am just enquiring as to what the best option is to do -- turn off indexing as per the Seagate Websites advice.

I am still having trouble with Safely removing the drive.

In easy to digest for the non computer user - do you suggest turning off the indexing and also running the Seatools?

The other question is can you post screen shots on how to remove the drives from indexing or just do as above and then it will be easier to remove the drive safely.

Very confused.

Thanks again.

https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resi...F1CB645296!883
https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resi...F1CB645296!874

I have a few screen shots as my other computer is out of action - like myself
Sorry for late reply Melissa yep use this - OPTION TWO

Index - Enable or Disable

it says Vista but it is for 7 as well.


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14 Apr 2013   #52
Melissa

Windows 7 Home Professional 64bit
 
 

I am sorry for asking a silly question - do you mean OPTION TWO to the link that you posted.

I am not the best at following directions at the moment and do not wish to stuff it up.

I am going to post up some other questions as I see some of the performances and services used on the Windows Task Manager a bit wierd.

But that can wait. Many Windows Updates to hit my computer.

Thanks for the post
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14 Apr 2013   #53
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Don`t turn off indexing M, leave windows settings as they are.
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15 Apr 2013   #54
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yes Melissa to be honest I have to go with AddRAM with the indexing. As for the updates do them in batches that is tick a few at a time to download and install instead of doing the whole lot. Doing that means if you hit a problem with one at least you can go back sort it out.
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