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Subject: Re: un-plugging the drive

Re: un-plugging the drive

From: Glenn at home <>
Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2005 14:07:08 -0600

Do you happen to know what is the default setting for windows?
This guy is probably using the defaults here.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Wolven" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2005 2:02 PM
Subject: Re: un-plugging the drive

Glenn at home wrote:
> I know this has been brought up before, but:
> I am helping someone on the phone with his JukeBox, and he has been in the
> habbit of shutting off his JukeBox and then unplugging it from Windows.
> I suggested to him that it is better to go through "safely remove
> hardware",
> and he thought that the Archos manual indicates that it is fine to shut it
> off, and just un-plug it.
> What are some thoughts here?

I think that depends on whether or not you have the drive optimized for
safe removal. If write caching is enabled, then you need to use the
safely remove hardware option.


Received on 2005-01-08

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