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The device Generic volume cannot be stopped right now. Try stopping the device again later

On a USB hard drive when trying to "safely remove hardware"

Can anyone give a true way to determine why this happens... I have gone thru many answers including checking which processes may have a lock on the drive. None seem to have it... Not explorer, not recycle bin (config), not indexing, etc....
It seems to happen more when you have a NTFS hard drive than when you have a FAT32 hard drive.

Please only respond if you know what it is... No guesses the device is scandisk u3. it permoms good for a while and now it cannot be ejected as before.

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1st off, is anything transfering? then pull it out. if your using windows, its being retarded as usual.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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