Q. How do I safely remove a flash drive from a computer?

Answer

Before removing a flash drive from a computer, you should safely eject it in order to avoid corrupting the data contained on it.

Windows 10

  1. From the taskbar located at the bottom of the screen, select the flash drive icon The Windows 10 flash drive icon. located to the right.
  2. Choose your flash drive from the list. Your flash drive will be ejected.
  3. It is now safe to remove your flash drive from the computer. a

macOS

From GCF LearnFree:

In Finder, click the Eject button next to the flash drive. You can also right-click the flash drive and select Eject.

  • Last Updated Aug 13, 2021
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  • Answered By Abbie Gettys

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