External harddrive 2.5



springbox
07-10-2005, 12:56 AM
I have an 60 gig external drive 2.5 inch USB 2.0 which works fine on my A4D
ASUS laptop untill i try and disconnect when it says it cannot as another
program is accesing it. This does not change with time. I am currently
running XP with server pac 2. Any help would be apriciated i have disabled
everything with no help to the situation

Pegasus \(MVP\)
07-10-2005, 12:56 AM
"springbox" <springbox@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:E50BFC7E-5087-4C24-B372-110CBFD749EB@microsoft.com...
> I have an 60 gig external drive 2.5 inch USB 2.0 which works fine on my
A4D
> ASUS laptop untill i try and disconnect when it says it cannot as another
> program is accesing it. This does not change with time. I am currently
> running XP with server pac 2. Any help would be apriciated i have disabled
> everything with no help to the situation

Sometimes logging off helps, and sometimes a reboot is required.

Erronius
07-10-2005, 12:56 AM
"springbox" <springbox@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:E50BFC7E-5087-4C24-B372-110CBFD749EB@microsoft.com...
>I have an 60 gig external drive 2.5 inch USB 2.0 which works fine on my A4D
> ASUS laptop untill i try and disconnect when it says it cannot as another
> program is accesing it. This does not change with time. I am currently
> running XP with server pac 2. Any help would be apriciated i have disabled
> everything with no help to the situation

Also, try using the Safely Remove Hardware feature in the notification area
(system tray).


External harddrive 2.5