How do I safely remove a flash drive from a computer?
Before removing a flash drive from a computer, you should safely eject it in order to avoid corrupting the data contained on it.
- From the taskbar located at the bottom of the screen, select the flash drive icon located to the right.
- Choose your flash drive from the list. Your flash drive will be ejected.
- It is now safe to remove your flash drive from the computer. a
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.