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Solved: Thumb Drive Won't Eject

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by lschul, Mar 27, 2013.

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  1. lschul

    lschul Thread Starter

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    I have a thumb drive in my computer and tried to eject it by going to the option of safely removing the item in the system tray. This usually works without a problem but yesterday and today, it said it could not eject it because it was in use. I have no programs open on my computer so I am unsure why this is happening. Any ideas? I don't like just ripping it out without safely ejecting through that program.
     
  2. captainron276

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    This happens when you are still using the thumb drive. In order to safely remove it, just click on your C:drive which will get you off your thumb drive. Now you can just Right click on the thumb drive and select the safely remove feature. This has happened to me also, hope it helps :)
     
  3. lschul

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    That worked thanks!
     
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