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Problem ejecting usb mass storage device

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January 14, 2011 4:38:10 AM

i can't solved it what can i do to solve it
January 14, 2011 5:14:26 AM

espie32 said:
i can't solved it what can i do to solve it



Hi espie32,


The USB Mass Storage Device are in use by another program or may be any files are open handles hence this problem is occurred.

Follow this steps to solve this Problem -:

1. You can Download a free utility from here -:

http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/ProcessExplorer.h...


2. Click Find, Find Handle or DLL in the Tool Menu.

3. Type the Drive Letter of the USB Storage Device in the Handle or DLL substring textbox, and Click on Search Button.
4. Find the process and its PID in the following box.
5. In system process tree view, find the process according to the Find Handle or DLL dialog box.
6. Press Ctrl + H to show Handles in Lower Pane View.
7. Find the File according with the drive letter , and right click it, choose Close Handle.


May be it will help you.....
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March 28, 2011 7:21:32 PM

I assume this would work, but I can't be sure because to close the handle I need to have admin privileges, which I don't.
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