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  1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2
       19 Oct 2015 #11

    I also have a problem with safe eject in windows 10. No error messages though, safe eject shows drive letter but no other info. Also it is grayed out and inoperative. I always have to shut down the system. This happens with any drive 500mg or bigger.
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 266
    Windows 10
       20 Oct 2015 #12

    Another victim here.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2
       25 Oct 2015 #13

    I just received a update from Microsoft yesterday. Problem has been corrected.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       25 Oct 2015 #14

    HA! I just found my problem. The culprit is with AVG Free. I had to go to Advanced Settings - Computer Protection - AntiVirus - and look under AntiVirus Settings - And uncheck "Scan boot sector of removable media". Click Apply then OK and then reboot. Now I can eject my flash drive.

    Sorry this did not fix the problem
    Last edited by ordinercay; 25 Nov 2015 at 14:14.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 223
    Windows 10 Home
       28 Oct 2015 #15

    What about trying this:
    Insert your USB drive, open Explorer, right click on your USB drive and select properties.
    Click on the hardware tab at the top then highlight your USB drive in the list and click on properties at the bottom
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    Click on change settings:
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    Then click on the policies tab at the top
    and you should have 2 choices:
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    Hope this helps!
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       25 Nov 2015 #16


    Windows 10 Update 10586 resolved the not ejecting the USB problem.
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  7. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 20
    Windows 10
       17 Feb 2016 #17

    Same problem here, my usb has quick removal enabled by default (I think most usb sticks should) but I did have an issue once where a file wouldn't load so I think pulling it out can possibly have some bad effects occasionally.
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  8.    17 Feb 2016 #18

    plenty of small free disk ejector programs, try one of those
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