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Anybody know how I can remove the "Safely remove hardware"..

by martylk2 / October 9, 2005 12:01 AM PDT

icon in the taskbar?

Thanks for the help

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You may not be....
by Papa Echo / October 9, 2005 12:18 AM PDT

able to remove it, except by not using any USB device. However, you can hide it. But why is that icon a problem ? It is actually for your own good - it reminds and help you to remove the USB hardware safely so that you do not mess up things and lose data, especially for storage devices.

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It isn't referring to USB devices, it's lookin at my Raptors
by martylk2 / October 9, 2005 12:56 AM PDT
In reply to: You may not be....

I have 2 36 GB Raptors installed in a RAID 0 array and that's what the icon refers to.

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OK...
by Papa Echo / October 9, 2005 9:50 AM PDT

that's strange. There is no way for you to "remove" the Raptors, so that icon is useless. What happens if you used the icon to remove the Raptors (HD ?) ?

Here is a [url=http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Q_21549624.html[/url. Put +"Raptor"+"Safely Remove haredware" into Google for more. It seems that the only solution is to hide the icon and forget about it.

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(NT) (NT) Thank you for the effort
by martylk2 / October 9, 2005 10:39 AM PDT
In reply to: OK...
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Uninstall a File
by gmperry / October 9, 2005 12:30 PM PDT

Have you tryed Google Move on boot.
Good luck, gmp

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Google Move?
by martylk2 / October 9, 2005 1:22 PM PDT
In reply to: Uninstall a File

Are you referring to Google search engine?

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Syntax
by Paul Roantree / October 9, 2005 2:32 PM PDT
In reply to: Google Move?

'Google' verb imperative, 'Move on Boot' Application, noun with descriptive adjectives.

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