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Windows 7: External drive NOT Removeable

15 Dec 2015   #1
theoldwizard1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
External drive NOT Removable

I have a NexStar CX external housing with a Toshiba MQ01ABD075 that a pull out of something. Slapped the 2 together an plugged it into a spare USB2 port on my laptop. Then is used DISKPART from a CMD window (running as Administrator) and after SELECTing the drive, I did a CLEAN and PARTITION making one partition on the drive. Then from DISK MANAGEMENT I did a Quick Format. I have also set the USB Device Properties Policy for Better Performance.

Every thing is fine, but the disk can NOT be EJECTed.

Using the Safely Remove Hardware FAILS because it says the device is NOT removable.



I have researched this issue and I am not the first to encounter it. I am looking for a definitive answer so please, no SWAGs.




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15 Dec 2015   #2
theoldwizard1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Well ... The Devices and Printers menu DOES have an Eject selection on the right click menu and it does work !

It would still be nice to Eject from Windows Explorer right click menu.


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