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Windows 7: Unable to safely eject external drives etc

08 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Panasonic CF F9 (used to have CF F8)
Unable to safely eject external drives etc

Any ideas what I should do here.....

I can attach and use external devices - but when I try to safely eject there is nothing there - in other words, right click icon on system tray but the device is not listed.

Any suggestions with what could be the problem here? Thanks

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08 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Have you tried opening Windows Explorer, right-clicking the drive icons and seeing if you have the Eject option from there?

Don't forget, you can always go into Device Manager, select the drive, click the Policies tab and choose the Quick Removal option.

Write-Caching - Enable or Disable

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This impacts slightly on disk performance, but lets you remove the drive without going for the Eject option first.

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