Windows 10: W10 on my desktop only lets me safely eject one drive per boot...???

  1.    26 Jun 2017 #1

    W10 on my desktop only lets me safely eject one drive per boot...???


    Lately i've noticed that the 'safely remove drive' function has simply stopped working for me after i use it once to eject a usb, then it becomes somehow inert and won't function to allow me to eject any other drives. My current work around which doesn't always work (in the case of external HDD) is to click on the drive in windows explorer and right-click eject.

    Anyone else seen this, or have any suggestions? This is a clean W10 Pro 64 install. I'm also not getting the normal notification saying "its okay to unplug it now'...all notifications that seem related to this function are turned on.
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  2. Posts : 622
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       27 Jun 2017 #2

    You could try this which should fix the no notification problem.
    • Press keyboard*"win + R"
    • Type "regedit"
    • Search the value "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Notification\Settings\Microsoft.Explore r.Notification.{...}"
    • If you REG_DWORD 0x00000001(0) set "0" you can double click on value. Set the value*data to "1"
    • Click "OK"
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