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When I try to disconnect my hard drive I get the message that it can't be disconnected becauseit is still in use, even though I have switched it off Can you help

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This kind of problem occur mostly due to virus problem. If you have any anti-virus than kindly scan the system properly and do the boot scan if you have native boot scan option in your antivirus. and if you do not have anti-virus than Format is the best option always at last.

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Make sure you left click on the USB icon (green arrow) on the lower right of the screen (system tray) and choose to Safely Remove the Drive Device, BEFORE you pull the cable or turn it off. The system may still be writing files from cache and you could loose the last files written.


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