How to Safely Remove Hardware From Usb Port – Easier Ways To Unplug External Usb Drives

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Have you been having difficulties unpluging external removable storage  usb drives like external hdd, memory card(from card reader), flash drive etc. Below is the quickest and safest ways to unplug and remove external hardware devices using free unlocker tool software without having your pc truncated

Most of the times when you try to remove your external USB drives using the safely remove hardware icon from the desktop this error pops up.

This is usually the error prompt command normally experience by people when trying to safely remove external hardware devices from their usb drive(s)

The device ‘Generic volume’ cannot be stopped because a program is still accessing it.

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So this is how to avoid, fix and provide solution to this peculiar  problem on your pc

So the much easier way to unplug external USB drives is to use the free utility called unlocker and just go to my computer > right click on drive > and choose unlocker .

safely remove external hadwareclick on unlocker, when the next page opens, click Unlock All like the image screen shot below

safely remove generic volume from external hddThat’s it no more annoying messages and you are safely removing your drive because none of the files are accessing it.

Click Here to download the Unlocker Software free –

Other Features and Benefits Of the Free HDD and Flash Drive Unlocker Software

If you’ve ever been unable to delete a file in Windows, and can’t figure out what program’s using it, Unlocker is the solution. Have you ever seen these Windows error messages?

  • Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or program
  • Cannot delete file: Access is denied
  • There has been a sharing violation.
  • The source or destination file may be in use.
  • The file is in use by another program or user.
  • Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use.

Unlocker can help! Simply right-click the folder or file and select Unlocker. If the folder or file is locked, a window listing of lockers will appear. Simply click Unlock All and you are done!

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