USB Removal Instructions

 

Removing USB Key Safely After Use

Note: USB keys are also known as flash drives, key drives, thumb drives, jump drives and pen drives.

1. When you have finished using your USB key, do not immediately remove the USB key from the USB port. Instead, left-click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon located in the System Tray. A window containing a list of the USB devices will appear. Left-click on the Safely Remove Mass Storage Device line that matches your USB key drive (for example, Safely Remove Mass Storage Device – Drive(G:)).

 

2. When you see the above message appear in the bottom left toolbar, it is, as it says, safe to remove the USB key from the USB port; you may close the message or ignore it, as it will close itself automatically: