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dnamhsa
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safely remove usb with single click

i would love to see Portable Apps menu [X] button can also close my usb connection.. so i don't have to find safely remove icon in tray or an option to close portable apps only or both (portable apps and my usb connection..). it would add great feature for future portable apps menu.

i try the beta portable apps menu.. yess... thank you.. more personalize menu and localize feature..

"need to buy larger thumbdrive, 1G not enough any more.. lol"

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Coming soon

The eject feature will come in a later release. For now, you'll need to do the two clicks to safely remove (left click safe remove icon in USB tray, left click the appropriate drive in the popup menu).

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According to windows you

According to windows you only need to eject if its set to performance mode, the default is safety mode and says you can remove it any time as no caching is used. Performance uses caching and other voodoo so needs to be ejected.

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Never.

I would NEVER recommend that until windows and flash drives change the way each behaves. I'll be there are a number of users here that have fried drives that way even if it is set for "safely remove".

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Yeah

I I had thought that you could remove it if you had fast removel cheacked. It ended up destroying my drive.

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I would also like for that function to act as an app killer

I would also like for that function to act as an app killer, so if you need to remove your drive in a hurry(maybe a boss arriving?) you can just click the button, all apps gets closed and the drive is ejected(and I'm saved from my boss). Maybe it's too good a feature to become true.

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...

I don't know if or what John has done on this one click eject thing. But that is what I am trying to do in this post.
https://portableapps.com/node/4694

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why?

check the screenshot on the first page of portableapps.com
there's an eject button on the portableapps menu
in a next release John will probably have that button enabled, just not yet now

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PStart Anyone?

Well do u guys use PStart?? Why dont u creat a short cut to the "Safely Remove Hardware"?

Well if you dont noe how, here's how:
Creat a shorcut from the context menu (right click thingii) and paste this in the shortcut place "%windir%\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Hotplug.dll" then put in the root folder of your usb where ur PStart is.

Then go to your PStart and add this Shorcut into you menu. Don't try to copy "%windir%\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Hotplug.dll" as a menu item, it aint gunna work. Just add the Shortcut(by typing the name of the shorcut into the "add" stuff, don't drag and drop the shortcut into your PStart). then go to properties of the shorcut in your PStart and set it to start wen u exit PStart.

it takes longer then the two clikc thing but then u could try to whip up a little script in AutoIT and make it work all in one click. lolzz.. yeh at lease this thing turns on wen u exit ur PSart.

Well i hope this helps

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This one?

Is this one work?

$answer = msgbox(4,"Eject?","Safely Remove Flash Drive?")
If $answer = 6 Then
TrayTip("Ejecting Flash Drive", "Please wait...", 100, 1)
send("#r")
send('%windir%\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE "shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL Hotplug.dll"{enter}')
TrayTip("Ejected Flash Drive", "Bye", 100, 1)
sleep(1000)
Else
	TrayTip("No Action was made.", "Good Bye", 100, 1)
	sleep(1000)
EndIf

(AutoIt3)
I didn't try with the real flash drive, but I think it is worked.
(If you computer didn't support popup like in windows xp eg.in windows 95 please remove all line begin with TrayTip)

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Optional

It might be silly to say this but, this would be optional of course?

"i would love to see Portable Apps menu [X] button can also close my usb connection.. "

It is not only possible, but very likely that I will want to close the PAM and continue to use the drive.

Before the penultimate version of the U3 LaunchPad you could only shut down U3 AND "eject" the drive. Now you can exit the LaunchPad (U3) and continue to use the drive. I prefer this method. I would like to be able to exit PAM and continue to use PStart or U3.

Of course paranoid that I am I prefer to always shut things down on my own rather than have them happen in the background.

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