Thursday, July 18, 2013

How to remove Pen Drive or External Hard Disk safely

To safely remove Pen Drive / USB Flash Drive or External Hard Disk/Drive form your Computer, here is how you have to remove:

1. Click on "Show hidden icon" at the right down corner of Taskbar as you can see screenshot below.

2. Click on Pen Drive or External Hard Disk icon (Safely Remove Hardware icon) as shown picture below.

3. Click on "Eject Removeable Drive"

4. Now "Safe To Remove Hardware" small pop-up window appears  that says "The 'USB Mass Storage Device' device can now be safely removed from the computer.

5. Now it is safe to remove your Pen Drive or External Hard Disk from your Computer.



OR

Second way of safely removing storage devices:

Click on the Start button, click on Computer, right-click the device you want to remove (Pen Drive / USB Flash Drive or External Hard Disk/Drive), and then click Eject.

Note: When unplugging storage devices, such as Pen Drive (USB flash drive) or external hard drive, make sure that the computer has finished saving any information to the device before removing it. 

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