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Windows 7: Some help with safely remove hardware after backup, please

27 Oct 2013   #31

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

OK, I have no idea what I am to do but when I'm seated at THAT computer, I hope I can figure it out.

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27 Oct 2013   #32

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Heer's an interesting tidbit: my computer related to this one- same M/B, same CPU, same memory and same HDD has an external drive which has an on off switch. If I try to use the safely remove hardware process with it turned on, I get the same message as I do with the other one we are discussing here. Never tried that before.
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27 Oct 2013   #33

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz View Post
The drive may be unchecked in the Modify screen but do the Delete and Rebuild anyway. I had the same problem on the drive shown above and I forgot about rebuild. Since the drive was indexed before, it's still in the index. When the drive is plugged in, Windows will try and update the index and holds the drive. You have to delete and rebuild the index so the drive is no longer in the index. The progress will be shown in the first Index Options window.
I guess I can still follow instructions,carwiz.
I did what you suggested and went to "safely remove hardware" and got this message:
Safe to remove Device

Now I hope i can remember what I did.

Thank you very much and thanks to everyone standing by.

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27 Oct 2013   #34

Windows 7 Pro-x64

LOL... Hey, I had to remember what I did too. I had a little trouble with that part.

Glad it worked!
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27 Oct 2013   #35

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Just fine carwiz.
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