problem ejecting usb mass storage device.Its in use by other window or program.

Original Title: problem ejecting usb mass storage device.__When i try to eject the device it says "problem ejecting usb mass storage device.Its in use by other window or programm.

Tata photon plus usb stick.

 

Tried unstalling and reinstalling the device,restarted pc.

 

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Last updated January 14, 2020 Views 32,854 Applies to:
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Hi,

Step 1: Check Task manager to stop any processes used by the device.

a)   Then open “Task Manager” ( Use Ctrl+Alt+Del )

b)   Once the task manager is launched click the Processes tab.

c)    Examine the list of processes, if you find any process belonging to the drive or device, simply end all such processes.

d)   Try removing it now. 

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