Originally Posted by appoloin
You should be OK you if you use "safely remove hardware" option
This will work as long as you WAIT
for the Message, "It is now safe to..."
Failure to do so can corrupt the file system on your device (an possibly lose all it's content
Note to All:
Please tell us about ALL the pieces in the Puzzle.
In this case the O/S was XP and we chased down the side roads after a W7 issue.
Make sure that you use the Laptop Manufacturers approved
USB device drivers.
Just because your chips are Brand I, does not always mean that the generic Brand I supplied driver is best
. The Laptop manufacturer may have made customizations
to the supporting circuits.