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Unsafe removal of device message after installing harddrive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by hulk0202, Sep 19, 2004.

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  1. hulk0202

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    I recently took a hard drive from one computer and installed it into another. I also installed another cd-r drive and while I was doing this, i unplugged my existing cdrom drive. I wiped the drive and installed win2000. The new drive I installed was showing up and working, but the existing one wasn't. Then, when I tried to install the existing drive, it couldn't find it and I got the Unsafe removal of device message for both. I tried to uninstall them, and found that after checking the "show hidden devices box" on the install wizard, both drives were showing up about 4 times each. I removed them all then tried to reinstall them, but I keep getting the Unsafe removal window. Everything else seems to be working fine, and when I restart it is detecting the drives as new hardware, yet the problem persists. I'm not sure what the problem is, or how to remedy it. I'd appreciate any info you can offer on this problem. Thank you.
     
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    I did now, and it's working great. Thanks for the help.
     
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