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  1.    29 Aug 2016 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by pokeefe0001 View Post
    Which can easily be done by just not displaying it. I guess I don't see the problem.
    Maybe they don't want it in the 'drawer' either.

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  2.    30 Aug 2016 #12
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    As flash drives are configured for 'Quick Removal, by default, I think the OP simply wants to get rid of the icon using up 'real estate' in their system tray.
    yes precisely.. my usb flashdrives are set to quick removal so there is no reason for the icon to be there...

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Save this as a .bat file and run it, you'll also need to put a copy of it in your Startup Folder or the icon will return every restart.

    this is what happens... the icon appears in the notification area for a few seconds when i load into windows... then a pop-up screen appears on my desktop and disappears again after a few seconds... then the icon disappears as well.. so it works but its not a perfect solution i guess.. but thanks

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  3.    30 Aug 2016 #13
    Join Date : May 2015
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    EL Capitan

    todd24, the whole reason of the Eject is to stop the write process, so that the sticks do not get corrupted or have a possible voltage short if the bus does not drop the 5 volts. Pulling them out before the OS is ready to release the Read or Write state, is just going to cause problems.
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  4.    02 Sep 2016 #14
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    windows 10

    it has never caused any problems for all the years ive been using usb sticks but the icon has always been annoying

    im going to use the bat file work around but if anyone knows of a solution to get rid of the icon without using a bat file then please post in this thread or send me a pm
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