1.    10 Feb 2016 #1
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    Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media...my video card???


    Okay, a puzzler...

    My taskbar shows that I can "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media". Funny...I don't have anything plugged in. Selecting the message tells me that I can "Eject Nvidia GTX 970". Wouldn't that be odd? It's the friggin' video card!

    I'm partly ready to select that option, just to see what the computer would do. Oh, that's right: without a video card, I wouldn't be able to see what the computer is doing...

    Why, MS, why? Why does Windows 10 think that my PCIe card, the only one that's been in this machine, the one that's been there BEFORE W10 came along, why does W10 want to eject my card?

    Ken
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  2.    10 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 40,111
    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by iamc3k View Post
    Okay, a puzzler...

    My taskbar shows that I can "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media". Funny...I don't have anything plugged in. Selecting the message tells me that I can "Eject Nvidia GTX 970". Wouldn't that be odd? It's the friggin' video card!

    I'm partly ready to select that option, just to see what the computer would do. Oh, that's right: without a video card, I wouldn't be able to see what the computer is doing...

    Why, MS, why? Why does Windows 10 think that my PCIe card, the only one that's been in this machine, the one that's been there BEFORE W10 came along, why does W10 want to eject my card?

    Ken
    That's not a bug in Windows but its a bug in Nvidia's driver update. Nvidia has released a new update that fixes that msg. Check on Nvidia's web site for the updated fix.
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  3.    10 Feb 2016 #3
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    GeForce Hot Fix driver 361.82
    You can usually find the link for the most current driver in the NVIDIA sub-forum.
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  4.    10 Feb 2016 #4
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    Perfect!

    Thanks.
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