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Entries from October 2008

Hide the “Safely Remove Hardware” Icon From the System Tray

October 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments

The “Safely Remove Hardware” icon was included with Windows XP and Vista to provide a “safe” way to disconnect removable devices. According to Microsoft, you are supposed to use this icon, instead of just unplugging your removable devices (such as USB flash drives, eSATA drives, etc.). Realistically, as long as the device isn’t being written […]

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