Can i just yank out my USB wireless adapter or do i have to 'Safely Remove Hardware'?

Answer You can pull them out without the safely remove hardware proceedure but you risk permanent damage. Why take such a foolish risk.The wireless device is powered via USB link and pulling it without s... Read More »

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How does "Safely Remove Hardware" help us?

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Try going onto My Computer and right clicking on the icon for your MP4 player. It will come up with the option to eject or safely remove.Hope that helps!

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