2698 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Aug 26, 2009 9:33 AM by VRS
As was indicated, adding the drive to the privacy list for Spotlight helps. Of course this will limit your ability to search for files on that hard drive.
Ensuring no other application is reading or writing to the drive before you wish to eject it is another.
Shutting down the computer before disconnecting the drive will also work safely.
Since you had to remove it once unsafely, make sure the next time you connect it, any data you don't have elsewhere is backed up*:
and then repair its directory*:
- * Links to my pages may give me compensation.