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    The Device 'XXXXXX' cannot be stopped right now, try removing it later???

    This happens often:



    I close all windows and programs but it still wont let me eject it. Happens to both external drives , i usually have to brave it and pull out the USB or restart my machine

    And this is the other message i get too:

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    Got indexing turned on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by [GSV]Trig
    Got indexing turned on?
    Not sure what that is

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    Go into my computer, right click on ur drives n then properties n have a look

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    Quote Originally Posted by [GSV]Trig
    Go into my computer, right click on ur drives n then properties n have a look
    Looks like its on, will turning it off make the drive a lot slower?

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    Wont make any difference to the speed of the drive, nothing noticable anyway, I always turn it off....

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    Ok, so the next time i plug it back in it should let me eject it once i close programs that could be accessing it?

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    Well its 1 less thing thats going to be using the drive, we'll see eh

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    my drive does that, i cant find anytrhing about indexing though
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    Quote Originally Posted by nvening
    my drive does that, i cant find anytrhing about indexing though
    How do you resolve it? Is there anyway to force windows to stop the drive?

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