USB device not showing on the Safely Remove Hardware list

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by Lech, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. Lech

    Lech New Member

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    Hi, I have a USB modem for wireless internet. It is listed in "Computer" and in "Devices and printers", but not showing on the Safely Remove Hardware list. It was showing in Vista.
    I have a 7 Ultimate x86 newly installed with not too many programs (some AV, etc.).
    Someone in another forum suggested going into "Devices and printers", right clicking on it
    and choosing option for removing. I don't have this option.
    Any suggestions?
    Thank you.
     
  2. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    That option is mostly designe for a device that holds data and can be written to so you do not interupt that process. You might check Windows Help and Support and search for "safely remove hardware" to see if that will answer any questions.
     

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