Windows 10: Unable to eject USB

Discus and support Unable to eject USB in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I can't just eject a USB drive. To safely eject I'm having to shut down. Win 10 Pro x64 156341 Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Fixer, May 14, 2020.

  1. Fixer Win User

    Unable to eject USB


    I can't just eject a USB drive. To safely eject I'm having to shut down.

    Win 10 Pro x64

    :)
     
    Fixer, May 14, 2020
    #1

  2. ejecting a usb drive in 10

    Hi Walden,



    I realize the inconvenience you are experiencing with accessing Safely Remove and Eject Media USB icon on the taskbar.



    To assist you better, please provide us the below information:

    • When you say that "not I can not get it to show up in bottom right lower", are you referring that you are not able to see the Eject USB icon under the show hidden icons?


    I suggest you to follow the steps below to understand the system

    1. Click on Search bar.

    2. Then type "Select which icons appear on the taskbar" without the quotes in the search bar and click on it.

    3. Turn on Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon.

    Reply to us with the information, so that we can assist you better.



    Please get back to us with an update on issue, we will be happy to help.



    Thank you.
     
    Nyima Yonten, May 14, 2020
    #2
  3. Junaid_A Win User
    An error occured while ejecting

    Hi Johnny,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community forum.



    I suggest you to follow the steps listed in
    problem ejecting USB mass storage device
    and check if it works.



    Note: The article holds good for Windows 10.



    Hope it helps.
     
    Junaid_A, May 14, 2020
    #3
  4. Mark Isi Win User

    Unable to eject USB

    Missing Eject in "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" List

    Hi Tze Lin Wong,

    The configuration to this can be found under settings. To enable this feature follow these steps:

    1. Right-click the taskbar and select Taskbar settings.
    2. Under Notification Area, choose
      Select which icons appear on the taskbar.
    3. Scroll to Windows Explorer: Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media
      and turn it on.

    If this doesn't work, I suggest that you check with your USB drive manufacturer for new drivers or other updates.

    All the best.
     
    Mark Isi, May 14, 2020
    #4
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