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Flash Drive - Creates Short Cut for Folders - Unable to Safe Dismount Flash Drive

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by kum_ars, Feb 4, 2013.

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    kum_ars Thread Starter

    Feb 4, 2013
    In my PC (Windows 7 Professional - 32 Bit Operatins System - Service Pack 1 installed) whenever I plug in Flash Drive, the system creates short cut for all the folders in the Flash Drive. The folders and its contents are safe.

    But I am unable to Safely Dismount the Flash Drive and the system on choosing Eject the Drive will display "This device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again." message.

    If I go through My Computer - Right Click on Flash Drive and then Eject the system shows the following message

    "F: is Currently in Use. Save any Open Files on this disc, and then close the files or programs
    using the files before trying again. If you choose to continue, the files will be closed, which might cause data to be lost.

    Cancel Try Again Continue"

    If we choose Continue, system displays "Safe to Remove Hardware".

    :mad: WHY THIS IS HAPPENING ?? :mad:

    I am having a laptop with same OS and there when I plug in the flash drive it does not create any short cut and no such problems. :cool:

    Both the systems are having Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.1.671.4971 and are upto date on Virus Siglature update. :rolleyes:
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