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Safely Remove Drive from the Launcher menu

I got my 8GB thumb drive, and started filling it with portable apps. I would love to have an option to remove the drive directly from the tray menu.
Can someone tell me if there's a batch file that i can write to do that?

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Its a little difficult

to accomplish because if you run the batch file from your usb drive you cant eject it because its still in use (by the batch file trying to eject it)...
So you'd have to copy the batch file into your RAM and run it from there and have it delete itself after run.
U3 gets around this problem by leaving a file on your PC. But we wont do that so its more work.
I don't know if anyone is still working on something like that. Search the forums for more info as I think we've had people discussing that topic a couple times.

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Soo...

I'm guessing you want an ejectscript that runs in the tray.

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Exists

It is called ejectscript and is posted on this forum...

Now repeat after me...
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I should search before post
I should search before post
I should search before post
I should search before post

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here

Ok, before Simeon protest that I send people to search but never give real help... what you're looking for is here -> https://portableapps.com/node/7993

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I

was trying to be funny... did you see my smileys?? Smile

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and the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort,
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Thank you guys And sorry

Thank you guys
And sorry about not searching, i am usually better about this stuff. It was kinda late, and i as being lazy.

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Well, i still can't figure

Well, i still can't figure it out. I spent the last two hours searching, and i give up. I really don't feel like wasting any more time on this, so i would just like to log this as a request to build this straight into the application launcher (maybe next to the close button)
Thanks!

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Did you try the little

Did you try the little program in Aciago's post, above?

If you are looking for something that adds a button to the PAM, that isn't going to happen until a future version. But one of those little helper programs could be added to the menu of applications.

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I think

he wants one that runs from the system tray, and when you click on it, it runs the ejectscript. I be someone can make it (not me Sad , I can barely master visual basic).

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i have tried that, but that

i have tried that, but that didn't unmount the drive
i don't mind making it an app in the menu, but i just can't get it work

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I

use ejectscript on PStart (I quited using PAM until next release), with the option to run it on exit PStart and it works...

What the App do is to close/kill every app running from your PDrive and then your "safely remove hardware" window pops up... what else do you want?

There is another one called close all, but I really don't use it too often, just closes every opened window...

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and the bus is interrupted as a very last resort,
and the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort,
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maybe i am being too

maybe i am being too demanding, but i actually want it to unmount the drive

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not sure

But I think I remember something like that in a cmd switch of ejectscript... and I think that there is a PAM Mod that do that... search and read the documentation about PAM MODs

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and the bus is interrupted as a very last resort,
and the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort,
then the socket packet pocket has an error to report Biggrin

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PAM Mod's & RemoveDrive

The R31 and SmithTech Portable Menu Mod's both support the ejectscript.exe in the forums, however in my testing it only calls the safely remove api window and you still have to click the drive and the button although I may be missing something.
You can also google RemoveDrive.exe. I've gotten permission from the author to include it with my menu, just haven't gotten around to doing it.
The nice thing about RemoveDrive.exe is that it will keep trying to eject the drive if it fails at first because apps are still closing.

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Let me just blame this on

Let me just blame this on laziness, and give up on this. I am sure that if i spend a couple hours searching, i could find a good solution, but i can take a few extra seconds and remove it manually.
I would LOVE to see an eject button right in the PortableAppsMenu. I hope it will be included at some point.

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