Safely remove stuck on taskbar

  radi8or 16:45 PM 02 Oct 12
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Hi all,

My daughters Dell D630 laptop with Vista Home Premium has the Safely Remove Hardware icon permanantly on the taskbar, when I click on it it tells me I can safely remove the DVD RW drive.

Have read about this happening sometimes with SATA hard drives, but the DVD drive is ATA.

So any ideas/help appreciated.

Regards.

  lotvic 17:25 PM 02 Oct 12

According to the Service Manual ClickHere that is correct, you have to 'Safely remove Device' before taking the Optical Drive out of the Media Bay.

  radi8or 17:41 PM 02 Oct 12

Hi Lotvic,

Well i'll be, never heard of that before, must remember, If all else fails read the manual.

Cheers Lotvic ;0))

  lotvic 17:56 PM 02 Oct 12

"If all else fails read the manual"

yep, same as flat-pack furniture units ;)

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