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HP a1240n safely remove hardware icon

by vernmark / January 18, 2006 8:46 PM PST

The 'safely remove hardware' icon keeps appearing on my bottom tray. I have installed and disabled, reinstalled...have had several discussions with HP regarding this issue, and still no resolution. Every suggestion initially worked. The icon reappears after reboot. The issue are my USB ports: 1) printer port, the other three are media ports. OS: Windows XP Media Center. Is anyone else out there having this problem? All comments and suggestions are appreciated.

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by crazeebob2000 / January 19, 2006 2:22 AM PST

I also have that icon, it's for the cable modem, I ignore it.

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There's nothing wrong with your PC ...
by Roxbury Ranger / January 20, 2006 1:11 AM PST
In reply to: HP

... Any time you have a USB device connected to your PC you'll get this message. What it's telling you is that you need to disable the connection to the USB device if you want to remove it from the system. Once you've done that, it gives you an "OK" message.

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