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Windows 7: Safely Remove Hardware Shortcut - Create

07 Nov 2011   #10
mkr10001

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Cheers. Much better now. I don't need to wait for it to load the small window in the corner before doing something else.


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07 Nov 2011   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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25 Dec 2011   #12
thomasblake222

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Well done!

Thanks! Your tutorials are the best!

PS: Great logo!
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25 Dec 2011   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Thomas, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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15 Oct 2012   #14
voiv

windows 7
 
 

Hi, I've just tried to safely unplug my USB flash drive using this method and sadly it doesn't work. The pop up notification I get is: The "LG USB Drive USB Device' device is not removable and cannot be ejected or unplugged"

However, if I go through "Safely Remove Hardware" icon in the taskbar and simply click on my USB flash drive, it will work and a confirmation balloon appears: the 'USB Mass Storage Device' device can now be safely removed from the computer.

Any way to get a shortcut which does exactly/directly what the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon in the taskbar area does?
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15 Oct 2012   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello voiv,

Does your USB have Quick removal enabled for it?

Write-Caching - Enable or Disable
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22 Oct 2012   #16
voiv

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink
Hello voiv,

Does your USB have Quick removal enabled for it?

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-disable.html
Hi Brink, I've just checked it and it's defaulted as Quick removal, tried both options and It's the same.. I get the "The "LG USB Drive USB Device' device is not removable and cannot be ejected or unplugged" However as I mentioned previously, when I try to remove it from my taskbar, it works just fine.

My system is Windows 7 Ultimate 64bits, I'm using this command in my objectbar menu: %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll

Thanks for your time!
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22 Oct 2012   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Sounds like you are good to go. Just be sure that it's finished reading/writing to/from the USB before disconnecting it, and you should be fine.
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