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But sometimes, "usually" isn't good enough, and Windows instead tells you that "This device is currently in use." But Windows won't tell you what's using the device. If I don't reply within 24 hours of your reply, feel free to send me a pm. Is it still under warranty, and if so have you contacted Toshiba customer support on this matter? That always works, but it takes time and interrupts your workflow.

Once you know what process is causing the problem, you can usually figure out what application you need to close--they generally have the same name. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Media Center: Motherboard: Gigabyte mp61p-S3, Processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000+, Memory: 6 gigs Patriot DDR2 800, Video: Gigabyte GeForce GT730, Storage: 500 gig Hitachi, PSU: Seasonic M1211 620W full modular, Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List

  1. Let me know if you need any additional info.
  2. I have set the booting sequence to HDD, USB, ODD.
  3. If I don't reply within 24 hours of your reply, feel free to send me a pm.
  4. Primary system: Motherboard: ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, Processor: AMD Phenom II x4 945, Memory: 16 gigs of Patriot G2 DDR3 1600, Video: AMD Sapphire Nitro R9 380, Storage: 1 WD 500 gig
  5. Please help in resolving this issue.

Back to top #3 pczen pczen Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:26 AM Posted 23 November 2013 - 09:04 PM BIOS has got very few options and I Media Center: Motherboard: Gigabyte mp61p-S3, Processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000+, Memory: 6 gigs Patriot DDR2 800, Video: Gigabyte GeForce GT730, Storage: 500 gig Hitachi, PSU: Seasonic M1211 620W full modular, Honestly if it were me I'd leave it as is and just close it when it shuts down, but if you'd like to try the firmware update give me the specs or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

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Which is why I prefer Unlocker. But it still takes time. Back to top #5 pczen pczen Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:26 AM Posted 23 November 2013 - 11:22 PM My drive is MATSH ITA DVD-RAM UJ8C0__1.01_ But removing it safely isn't always as easy as it should be. [Email your tech questions to [email protected] or post them on the PCW Answer Line forum.] Windows' built-in solution usually

Using the site is easy and fun. Back to top Back to Internal Hardware 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Hardware → Internal Hardware Primary system: Motherboard: ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, Processor: AMD Phenom II x4 945, Memory: 16 gigs of Patriot G2 DDR3 1600, Video: AMD Sapphire Nitro R9 380, Storage: 1 WD 500 gig Intended to help you free up files that Windows won't let you delete, it can also help free external drives.

This happens only when the laptop is connected to a power outlet. Check This Out Without that information, it's tough to know how to fix the problem. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Optical drive ejects on shutdown Started by pczen , Nov 23 2013 04:10 PM Please log in to reply 7 replies to this topic #1 pczen pczen Members 4 posts OFFLINE

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. and I'm running Win7 x64 Power Data from Drive Properties ->Details tab (If this could be of any help) Current power state: D0 Power capabilities: 00000009 PDCAP_D0_SUPPORTED PDCAP_D3_SUPPORTED Power If you simply pull an external drive out of a running computer, you're asking for trouble. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-rw-drive-won-t-play-any-games-and-it-s-the-only-drive-i-got.html BIOS ver :: Insyde 1.8 Back to top #4 the_patriot11 the_patriot11 High Tech Redneck BC Advisor 6,753 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Wyoming USA Local time:08:56 PM Posted 23 November 2013 -

Back to top #8 the_patriot11 the_patriot11 High Tech Redneck BC Advisor 6,753 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Wyoming USA Local time:08:56 PM Posted 25 November 2013 - 09:30 PM It could be Unlocker doesn't cost anything, although you're encouraged to make a $5 donation. You might lose files, crash applications, or even ruin everything on the computer.

It's faster than a full shutdown and reboot, and it will probably close whatever process is causing the problem.

Thanks Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 the_patriot11 the_patriot11 High Tech Redneck BC Advisor 6,753 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Wyoming USA Local It doesn't sound like it affects the performance of the machine, unless it is totally getting on your nerves I think if it were me I would just leave well enough When you get the "Safe To Remove Hardware" message, it's safe to remove the hardware. It can kill the process(es), but that can make Windows unstable.

How new is this laptop? If that doesn't work, you can simply shut down your computer--not hibernate it or put it in sleep mode--but shut it down completely. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged have a peek here When it is running on batteries, it doesn't eject on shutdown or hibernate, but it ejects only when it goes into sleep mode.

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Register now! My favorite solution isn't on the Unlocker menu.

I tried a fresh install of W7 SP1 but still this behavior occurs. Back to top #6 the_patriot11 the_patriot11 High Tech Redneck BC Advisor 6,753 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Wyoming USA Local time:08:56 PM Posted 24 November 2013 - 12:10 PM Dont need anymore, It will also offer solutions. Edited by pczen, 24 November 2013 - 01:35 PM.

Klaatu asked the Answer Line forum for advice. Download and install the program. So you just close that program manually, saving all appropriate files, then use the Safely Remove Hardware icon again. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

Then try the Safely Remove Hardware icon again. Primary system: Motherboard: ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, Processor: AMD Phenom II x4 945, Memory: 16 gigs of Patriot G2 DDR3 1600, Video: AMD Sapphire Nitro R9 380, Storage: 1 WD 500 gig Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Well, I did sort of but they don't seem to have a clue about it.

It maybe corrupted, but unlikely. Guessing makes a good start. If I don't reply within 24 hours of your reply, feel free to send me a pm. Then, the next time Windows tells you that a "device is currently in use," right-click the drive and select Unlocker.

The only thing I can think of then is an error with the drives firmware, and updating that can be problematic.