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Class 6.08: Ejecting a Flash Drive

When you’re done using a device such as a flash drive, remember to properly disconnect it! Disconnecting a device properly will avoid damaging files on the drive.

To eject a device:

1. Click on the Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon on the taskbar.

2. Click on Eject [flash drive name].

3. A message will appear in the taskbar that states that it is now safe to remove the device. The device can now be safely removed from the USB port.