Windows 10: Why is Windows ALWAYS unable to eject my device on first try?

  1.    19 Jun 2016 #1

    Why is Windows ALWAYS unable to eject my device on first try?


    I use a USB stick to synchronize my data between two laptops. Before removing I always try to be a nice guy and I properly "Eject" the device by right-clicking the task manager icon and selecting the stick.

    But why do I EACH and EVERY time get the message that Windows is currently unable to eject the device because it is still busy. When I do the same a second time, it is always "Safe to remove the device...".

    I find that quite annoying! Why is that always so and why can't Windows simply internally try a few times and then report success on first attempt?
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  2.    19 Jun 2016 #2

    Yeah I've noticed that, too, with Windows 10. Generally the message means that something is still accessing the device.

    To be honest I haven't cared enough to investigate the actual cause, but I'm posting to let you know that you're not the only one.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    20 Jun 2016 #3

    roblinb said: View Post
    ... To be honest I haven't cared enough to investigate the actual cause, but I'm posting to let you know that you're not the only one.
    Thanks for the sympathy! M.
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