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Safely Remove Disk Drive?


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#1 ihateadware52792

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 09:00 PM

Hi, I'm running windows vista, first of all. What's happening is, under the task bar on the bottom left of the screen, i've got the little icon of a USB thing and a green check mark, if i goto click it, it opens up the safely remove hardware box. In it, however, is my DVD drive! This has been there for a really long time, and i dont know how to get it so my computer knows I'm not trying to "safely" remove my freakin' disk drive!

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 11:10 PM

Sounds like you got some drive letters assigned wrong. Do you have a card reader or USB devices?
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Posted 02 March 2008 - 03:31 AM

what is a card reader? And what exactly do you mean by USB devices, like something i need a USB port for?

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 01:17 PM

When you open My Computer and look at the section: Devices with Removable Storage, what is listed and what are the assigned Letters? When you go to Device Manager Expand all of the +'s and look for yellow exclamation points. That indicates problem devices. The link will say for XP. It's the same for Vista
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#5 ihateadware52792

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 01:29 PM

There are no yellow exclamation points, it seems to be fine..

I've got my hardrive C
I've got my DVD RW drive "D"
I've got my DVD Drive "E" only thing is i've only got one DVD drive on my case..

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 01:42 PM

Hi ihateadware52792,

I see you have a HJT log posted in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum.

You shouldn't make any changes to your system, while your HJT log is posted, as that could change the results of the posted log, making it difficult to properly clean your system.
At this point, the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

I'm closing this topic until you are cleared by the HJT Team.
If, after your log has been cleaned, you still need help, please PM a Moderator and we will re-open this topic.
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