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how do i eject a flash drive

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how do i eject a flash drive

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013)
  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,330 points)
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    Dec 17, 2013 11:12 AM (in response to jpkpj104)

    Drag it to the Trash in the Dock, or push the eject button for it in the Finder's sidebar, or use the Disk Utility to eject it.

     

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  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (220,955 points)
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    Dec 17, 2013 11:12 AM (in response to jpkpj104)

    Five ways to eject a disk

     

    Ejecting the stuck disc can usually be done in one of the following ways:

     

      1. Restart the computer and after the chime press and hold down the

          left mouse button until the disc ejects.

     

      2. Press the Eject button on your keyboard.

     

      3. Click on the Eject button in the menubar.

     

      4. Press COMMAND-E.

     

      5. If none of the above work try this: Open the Terminal application in

          your Utilities folder. At the prompt enter or paste the following:

     

            /usr/bin/drutil eject

     

    If this fails then try this:

     

    Boot the computer into Single-user Mode. At the prompt enter the same command as used above. To restart the computer enter "reboot" at the prompt without quotes.

  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,330 points)
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    Dec 17, 2013 11:17 AM (in response to Kappy)

    A flash drive isn't a CD or DVD.

     

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  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (220,955 points)
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    Dec 17, 2013 11:19 AM (in response to Niel)

    I know. But works the same way.

  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,330 points)
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    Dec 17, 2013 11:26 AM (in response to Kappy)

    I just checked; methods 2 through 5 of those you posted didn't work on and aren't applicable to flash and hard drives, and method 1 in all probability isn't applicable either.

     

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  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (220,955 points)
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    Dec 17, 2013 11:29 AM (in response to Niel)

    Did you select a disk for Method 2, 3, and 4? Probably, not.

     

    Why do you reply to me in this instance, yet never answer any questions I've directed to you over the last year about meeting in Vancouver? Will you reply to this?

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