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boo gal

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I use a Windows 98 OS at work and can not figure out how to remove my Mini Cruser 128 MB flash drive safley. There is no icon in the system tray at bottom that allows me to click on it to get "Safely remove storage device." I see this icon on my home compuer with Windows XP and can easily remove the flash drive safely on that OS. The green flash drive light stays on my work Windwos 98 OS computer at work and does not turn off. I installed the correct drivers from a website and can access and use the flash drive on the Windows 98 OS at work with no problems. I just can't figure out how to remove it safely from my computer without shutting down my Windows 98 OS computer completely. Any solutions from out there would be most helpful and thanks. boo gal

Edited by boo gal, 03 May 2005 - 04:19 PM.

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gerryf

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Every once in a while a seemingly simple question just stops me cold....never even thought of it.

Not even sure it's needed, but first check control panel for removable devices, also check start menu >programs and look for a utility installed by the driver.

If that fails, go to device manager.

Right click MY COMPUTER, choose PROPERTIES, choose DEVICE MANAGER


Drop down to universal serial bus devices and select the mass storage device, right click, and choose remove/delete (can't recall what it says)
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sorry...I meant to send a reply...not the original post message again...boo gal.

Edited by boo gal, 09 May 2005 - 08:55 AM.

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This is boo gal. Still have same problem with removing my Mini Cruser flash drive safely from my work Windows 98 computer because the green light stays on.
I tried the optins and advice from gerryf (posted 5-4-05)...I think he's on the computer tech staff??? Anyway-the advice gerryf gave me I tried, but it just removed the drivers and uninstalled them from my computer. I have reinstalled them and still await an answer to my original posting. Any other advice or suggestions would be great. Thanks---boo gal.
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Your drivers should automatically reinstall on startup---you should not have to reinstall them

As for your issue, there does not seem to be any thing to do but shut down...a few companies provided a utility for this but apparantly minicruz is not one of them.
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one other thought....right click the minicruz drive itself in MY COMPUTER....is there, perhaps, a REMOVE, or EXIT there?
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or EJECT?
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