Windows 10: Can't eject Camera as I used to before late March Windows update

  1.    20 May 2018 #1

    March Update of Windows causes lots of problems


    First off, before the Windows 10 update in late March, the Safeky Remove icon in the Taskbar was only visible if I had plugged in certain peripherals. Since the update, the icon is permanently present. When I click on the Safely remove icon, nothing happens. I do no longer see any connected peripherals (Wacom tablet, headphones). How can I troubleshoot this?

    The biggest problem:

    I have an Olympus E-M1 digital. Before the update, after connecting the camera via USB to the pc, the safely remove icon would appear in the Taskbar. The camera was listed as mounted when I clicked on the the Safely Remove icon. Since the last Windows update, the camera no longer shows under safely remove. Before the update, after ejecting the camera in File Explorer, I would get a pop-up conform that it was safe to now remove the device. I no longer get this prompt after the update.

    In File Explorer, the camera shows up as USB Drive (E). It seems I can eject the drive, but I do not get a confirmation that it is safe to remove the device. However, USB Drive (E) displayes as "Removable Disk." Is that good enough?

    A third concern is that sometimes my camera will not show up as USB Drive (E), but that there will now appear a camera icon and the drive is listed as E-M1.

    I am not sure any longer how to safely eject the camera, and why there are inconsistencies regarding how the camera is shown in File Explorer (USB Drive (E) vs E-M1).Other rhtings that hav ebeen messed up by the March update:


    Miscellaneous list of things the March Windows update messed up:

    My lock screen and backgrounds were reset back to default and the computer did in Settings not remember the previously chosen pictures. Fixed

    The previously disabled welcome screen is back. Fixed

    Edge left a shortcut on the Desktop and replaced Chrome as my default browser. Fixed

    Previously I could switch between external speakers and headset in the Sound Access Menu in the Taskbar. I still can switch between the two outputs, but sound only comes from the speakers if the headset is plugged into the USB hub. If the headphones are plugged into a USB port on the pc, I can switch properly. Apparently, the Windows update disabled my USB hub.

    Avast doesn't work anymore. TWhen I try to launch Avast, a prompt tells me "This is embarrassing. The UI failed to load." Doesn't say what to do. Not fixed. I consider uninstalling and newly installing Avast.

    In my admin account, I once again have no access to my other user folders.


    What is going on with this Windows update?

    Thank you for any comments.
    Last edited by battlezone; 20 May 2018 at 19:41.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hi all, the Camera App on my Windows 10 somehow starts directly with the front-facing camera. I'm using a surface pro 4. I remember, it used to start with the main camera as default. Is there anyway to configure it to start with the main camera....
Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB4013429) I noticed after recent update on all my windows 10 machines I do a disk cleanup & on the Windows Update Cleanup says 3.99TB of updates to clean up. I ran it fully took over 2 hrs & done &...
Windows Camera App Update in Software and Apps
Windows Camera App Update ready in Store New Version Available 2016.404.120.0 All downloaded and working ok
Windows 10 Anniversary Update scheduled for a late July release We reported earlier this month that Microsoft could release the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on PCs in July. This free update will bring many new features to Windows users such as...
Lather rinse repeat update 1st March-2nd March 2016 in Windows Updates and Activation
Hi this process took 10 hours for the first cycle (1st March) then another hour or so today (2nd March) how do I check where my update is at? How will I know its finished? anyone thanks
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:13.
Find Us