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Change name of Dlink Wifi Adapter from registry to show up in "safely removable

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  • Configuration
  • D-Link
  • WiFi
  • Registry
  • Devices
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
March 19, 2011 7:17:04 AM

Hey,

I am using DLINK USB wifi adapter, I want to change the name of this device from registry so that it doesnt shows me DLINK WIFI adapter name in "SAFELY REMOVAL DEVICE"

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March 19, 2011 9:48:44 AM



I just searched the Registry for the string "the 'USB mass storage device' and drew a blank meaning that message which shows when it's declared safe to remove is run by a .dll and not a Registry entry. I think you have to put up with this - it looks like a usb mass storage device and gets treated as such.

I'll be very interested to see what other posters come up with though.

March 19, 2011 9:56:29 AM

It makes sense. You might have files open on a network drive via your network connector; you don't want to just pull the plug without closing those files.