"Safe to remove" pop-up does not appear. Solved

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

  1. Posts : 130
    Windows 10 Pro X64 Version 1803 Build 17134.165
       12 May 2017 #1

    "Safe to remove" pop-up does not appear.


    When I click on "Safely Remove" for a USB drive the drive disappears from the list and also from the Windows Explorer drive view, but I do not receive the "Safe to remove" pop-up message.

    Any ideas?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    12 May 2017 #2

    Hairy Scot said: View Post
    When I click on "Safely Remove" for a USB drive the drive disappears from the list and also from the Windows Explorer drive view, but I do not receive the "Safe to remove" pop-up message.

    Any ideas?
    That sounds right from my experience.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. Bree's Avatar
    Posts : 9,180
    10 Home x64 (1809) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       12 May 2017 #3

    Rocky said: View Post
    That sounds right from my experience.

    Not in my experience, I always get the notification - but then we probably have chosen different notification settings.

    Settings > System > Notifications & actions
    @Hairy Scot For 'safe to remove' notifications, turn on 'Get notifications from apps and other senders'.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 130
    Windows 10 Pro X64 Version 1803 Build 17134.165
    Thread Starter
       12 May 2017 #4

    Rocky said: View Post
    That sounds right from my experience.
    It sounds right, and it probably is not a major problem, but it is a concern.
    The message should appear.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 130
    Windows 10 Pro X64 Version 1803 Build 17134.165
    Thread Starter
       12 May 2017 #5

    Bree said: View Post
    Not in my experience, I always get the notification - but then we probably have chosen different notification settings.

    Settings > System > Notifications & actions

    For 'safe to remove' notifications, turn on 'Get notifications from apps and other senders'.
    DUH!

    I can't believe I had turned that off!

    Thank you.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    12 May 2017 #6

    I guess I have mine turned off. I guess I'm glad about that!!!!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7. Geosammy's Avatar
    Posts : 464
    Win10 Home 64 bit, Ver 1809 (OS Build 17763.134)
       2 Weeks Ago #7

    The pop-up 'safe to remove' no longer shows, when 'safely remove' has been selected.

    In, Settings > System > Notifications & actions,
    'Get notifications from apps and other senders', is turned on.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	screenshot (1809).png 
Views:	2 
Size:	247.6 KB 
ID:	210474

    Is there another solution to this issue?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8. Geosammy's Avatar
    Posts : 464
    Win10 Home 64 bit, Ver 1809 (OS Build 17763.134)
       2 Weeks Ago #8

    Geosammy said: View Post
    The pop-up 'safe to remove' no longer shows, when 'safely remove' has been selected.

    In, Settings > System > Notifications & actions,
    'Get notifications from apps and other senders', is turned on.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	screenshot (1809).png 
Views:	2 
Size:	247.6 KB 
ID:	210474

    Is there another solution to this issue?
    I'm still having this issue and have not figured out how,
    or if this can be corrected.

    Any help with this issue,
    would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9.    2 Weeks Ago #9

    Try Step 4 here:

    Enable or Disable Disk Write Caching in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    EDIT: Also I have noticed that some antivirus programs can take over safe ejection of USB drives and display their own notification.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10. Geosammy's Avatar
    Posts : 464
    Win10 Home 64 bit, Ver 1809 (OS Build 17763.134)
       2 Weeks Ago #10

    Callender said: View Post
    Try Step 4 here:

    Enable or Disable Disk Write Caching in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    EDIT: Also I have noticed that some antivirus programs can take over safe ejection of USB drives and display their own notification.
    @Callender
    Thanks for your reply.
    I've tried your suggestion using step 4 in the tutorial.
    By placing a check, in the box marked 'Better Performance'.
    To enable write caching on a 16gb flash drive, that I most often use.
    Still no pop-up appears when 'safely remove' has been selected.

    Callender said: View Post
    Try Step 4 here:
    Callender said: View Post

    Enable or Disable Disk Write Caching in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    EDIT: Also I have noticed that some antivirus programs can take over safe ejection of USB drives and display their own notification.

    I do have an antivirus program.
    However, I do not receive, or am presented with any form of displayed notice of any kind.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Related Threads
I've got an error at the moment that whenever I try and use the file dialog (e.g. save a new file, open a file, attach file to email etc), whatever application I'm using will crash. This seems to have started ever since the Windows 10 Creator...
Hello everyone, I had my usb drive connected to the pc, and by mistake I went to the Action Center and I clicked "Turn off notifications for this group". So, now when I click to remove a usb or any device, I don't get the "safe to remove hardware"...
"Safe to remove" alert not popping up in Drivers and Hardware
Hello, I know this is something minor, but this issue just came out of nowhere and I have to idea what the cause is. When I choose the option to safely remove a USB or External HDD from the icon in the System tray, normally an alert would pop up...
Solved "OpenAL": Safe to Remove? in General Support
Hello. I am using Windows 10 Professional, 64-bit. A few weeks ago, the IT person in my office installed a new video card on our PC (AMD ATI Radeon HD 5450). Since then, I have seen OpenAL in the program list. Neither I, nor wife, play...
This just happened to me today. The safe to remove icon is usually located in the hidden taskbar . When I clicked on it to remove a flash drive , I normally get the "safe to remove" notification . Now this has gone missing and the icon shows up...
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 06:05.
Find Us