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USB Safely Remove 4.7 Giveaway
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Giveaway of the day — USB Safely Remove 4.7

USB Safely Remove is a replacement for Safely Remove Hardware tool aimed to save time on active work with USB devices and keep your gadgets safe.
$19.90 EXPIRED
User rating: 632 (60%) 427 (40%) 98 comments

USB Safely Remove 4.7 was available as a giveaway on January 12, 2012!

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USB Safely Remove is a replacement for Safely Remove Hardware tool aimed to save time on active work with USB devices and keep your gadgets safe.

The program gives a fully customizable menu to manage USB devices, displays what programs prevent stopping a device, lets you stop devices with hotkeys, hides drives of empty card reader slots, allows to return a stopped devices back and many more. Supports SATA and Firewire as well.

System Requirements:

Windows 2000\ XP\ 2003 \Vista \7 (x32\x64)

Publisher:

Crystal Rich Ltd.

Homepage:

http://safelyremove.com/

File Size:

5.10 MB

Price:

$19.90

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#98

that' the greatest!!!!!

Reply   |   Comment by david  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#97

The last time this was offered I downloaded and installed it without a problem. Until I realized that my multi-port flash card reader was not recognized. I'd just used it a couple of hours before installing USB Safely Remove. I'm running Windows 7 SP-1 Home Premium 32 bit. Did all the unplugging, plugging in, rebooting, switching ports on my USB Hub, switching to USB port on my motherboard and it still would not work or be listed in my drive listing. all without success.

I finally uninstalled the program and in the middle of the uninstallation I saw the "Blue Screen of Death" for the first time since installing Win 7 a year ago. And after that my computer was completely dead. It would get to the very first screen of boot-up, before full BIOS with the options screen to enter BIOS but nothing worked, including my keyboard so could go no further. Kept re-booting while unplugging peripherals and once I unplugged the problem flash card reader the computer finally booted and got to Windows with the message about the system having recovered from a serious error. The "Blue Screen of Death" episode scared me to the point that I never tried to re-install the software. A pass for me.

Reply   |   Comment by Sheldon Aubut  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#96

Win7Home Premium....

Reply   |   Comment by Michael Vanier  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#95

Dear Postee #6.WobblyWombat? ? No compatibility issues yet......Define Said Issues,please....

Reply   |   Comment by Michael Vanier  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#94

67, Greg (and others) - you've been lucky. Lights, fans, stuff like that - no problem. But if your computer is writing to the drive when you pull it, it's about a 99% chance you'll lose at least the file it was writing to and most likely derange the whole drive - have to reformat to make it usable again, and thereby lose all your data (on thumb drive, external drive, camera/memory card). Especially whatever program you use to read your camera memory is unusually well-behaved - there are an awful lot of programs that keep a connection to the drive for long minutes (at least) after they've 'finished' using it actively, and pulling during that time is a prescription for disaster. USB Safely Remove is a distinct step up on the Windows Safely Remove thing - the hidden items and the unlocking (for when a program won't let go of the drive) are the two major improvements.

I got USB Safely Remove the first time it was offered, and put it on two computers. Then I got Zentimo and put it on one - but I still have a computer that's using Windows, so I got this USB Safely Remove for that. I've recommended it to friends and family since I got it the first time. Very handy!

Reply   |   Comment by jjmcgaffey  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#93

Keeps asking for my full name in Latin Letters. Only got one name. I give up!

Reply   |   Comment by Roy  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#92

Hello Igor,

How do these two programs compare to either USB Safely or Zentimo:

1.USB Flash Drives Control [http://www.binisoft.org/usbc.php]
or
2. USB Disk Ejector [http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software/usb-disk-ejector]

And of course there is no purchased license option "for the life of the program" that includes free major upgrades and minor updates but merely a 1 or 2 year subscription licensing.

If only there was 1 day per year when you could pay X amount of dollars more, to upgrade the Zentimo 1 or 2 year license into a "for the life of the program" Zentimo license.

Reply   |   Comment by Peter C.  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#91

Downloaded with 1 hour & 27 minutes to go, but refuses to install with a message "Giveaway period for this software is over...."

Reply   |   Comment by Ismai  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#90

Keep in mind that Zentimo 1.5 was just released - after the GAOTD release of Zentimo 1.4.1.

Suddenly I feel a need to keep USB Safely Remove around in case I come across some Horrible Bug in the 1.4.1 release of Zentimo that didn't get fixed.

Reply   |   Comment by Kwyjor  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#89

I am beginning to not trust these comments at all and I think someone is loading the deck on the side of a not needed program. I have inserted and ejected USB devices of all kinds for many years and have 10 computers in my lab, and not one of them has ever had a problem with any version of Windows, starting with Windows XP SP1. Talk about the emperor wearing no clothes . . . Just plug in your usb devices when you need them, and pull the plug when you are done. What do you people think "Plug and Play" is supposed to mean?

Let me sell you some toothpaste remover. Yeah, I know water works, but toothpaste remover comes in a tube.

Reply   |   Comment by Friendly Mentor  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#88

To Number 46. The dangers of removing a USB drive for example at the wrong time ( ie: to just unplug a usb drive at anytime one can expect to lose valuable data eventually and I have many times, my friend laughed when i said i use the safe removal option always, and i explained to him that on rare occasions software has not gotten to the point at which it actually is done writing to the usb drive, and on this rare occasion unplugging the drive results in data table corruption and if You don't explicitly know what Your doing to recover the data on the corrupt drive, You wind up just formatting it and losing all personal data on it... So programs that highly monitor the usb drives is essential as windows software is not as reliably written sometimes as nor is it as advanced as today's giveaway. FYI no software can save the dummy's files when the dummy unplugs that usb drive in the middle of a critical write process. Sure 49/50 times You can just unplug the punk, and not lose a thing, it's just that 1 time of those 50 it goes corrupt when doing so. I just wrote an article on the following webpage that includes desktop organization and security/ longevity for anyone interested it's here: standparker.tumblr.com/ BTW recovering data is made easier with such a program as: EASUS Recovery Wizard Professional V5 & Higher, also Systweak's Advanced Data Recovery Wizard, Enjoy Your PC Time.

Reply   |   Comment by uFuNFU2  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#87

I had Zentimo on my desktop for quite some time before I reverted to USB Safely Remove. Here's why:

Zentimo may be more powerful but it used to confuse my wife due to its more complex user interface. Just for example, the status bar icon for USB Safely Remove looks a lot like the default Windows USB icon, unlike Zentimo, allowing my wife to not get confused with the former.

Advice to the Crystal Rich:

- Merge the two products while keeping the simplicity of USB Safely Remove and the advanced functionality of Zentimo, yet without making the interface any more complex than USB Safely Remove.

- Your product is so great that Microsoft should buy it out and make it a part of Windows. Be talking to them.

Reply   |   Comment by Alok  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#86

I just installed Zentimo too, and it also gives me the error, when I try to run it.
I get no windows except the error, never get to the actual applications.

Is there a MS and/or VBrun distribution pack or anything that I might need?

Reply   |   Comment by Tim  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#85

This software is not neccessary with Windows 7,maybe XP it does.

Reply   |   Comment by bilbo baggins  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#84

Fails at run after 'install', never get the app running.... Error report function errors also, so here it is:
I reinstalled it several times/reboots to no avail.
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OS: Workstation, SP1
CPU: AuthenticAMD, AMD AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1090T Processor, MMX @ 3200 MHz

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Note it's Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1.

Reply   |   Comment by Tim  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#83

Been using this one for a while now and will sing it's praises any chance I get. It's not so much what it does but how it does it. If you're like me and have a bunch of USB and firewire stuff it's nice to be able to label things with meaningful names and icons and be able to shutdown anything you want before unplugging rather than what Windows thinks is a good idea for you. It's also nice to be able to hide certain things so that you don't end up with a whole list of devices that you can't even tell what is what.

Simple, but very useful and improves my experience on the computer which is all you can ask for in my opinion.

Reply   |   Comment by Andrew  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#82

This is actually a useful program.
I've had it for several years now; I got it right after a USB device got stuck, wouldn't shut down, and I lost data.
It puts an icon in tray, when you click on it, it opens up to show all the usb devices. On a second window, you can choose to stop a device, see the properties, reassign letters, and several other things.
It comes in very handy when a device hangs and just won't shut down, there is an option to force shutdown, and in the event that doesn't work, there's even an option to revert to the original windows remove hardware screen.
I paid $20 for it, and I don't think that's outrageous. If it's free, just take it. It's certainly worth having.

Reply   |   Comment by Kevin  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#81

The whole point of a USB port is to be hot swapped.
The window software does not keep any USB ports in open state.
In an instance, when reading or writing is done to USB port the files are closed.
You can safely remove it without any harm.
This software is unnecessary and play no vital role in USB operations.

Reply   |   Comment by BobC  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#80

Nice. Thanks, Igor.

Reply   |   Comment by DD  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#79

I looked at the GAOTD big brother, Zentimo a month ago and wondered how much I would use it. I did get it and found it easy to use and to my surprise I do use it daily. So if you are wondering as I did, give it a try.

Reply   |   Comment by Glerp  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#78

Important correction :-
>How does this software differ from me using the icon in the task bar, “safely remove devices?”
In short: it’s MORE RELIABLE, much better and convenient
:-)

Also, with 'MS safely remove devices', I wait 45 sconds after 'data transmission' ends, but I have had many corrupted devices because the MS program could not stop the USB drive (but also no idea why they were corrupted, because no 'data transmission' was active when the devices were removed - i.e. files saved & closed !).
Thanks to Igor for the program & also todays additional help.
In quick summation :-
I HIGHLY recommend todays GAOTD (i.e. USB Safely Remove 4.7)

Reply   |   Comment by Terry likes cactii  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#77

couldn't get Zentimo to properly eject my tablet in USB mode while ejecting it from windows explorer worked fine. Couldn't update it since it was a GOTD offering so I had to uninstall it. Don't think a "little broither" will work any better so I'm taking a pass on this one.

Reply   |   Comment by TBOD  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#76

USB Safely Remove is great.
Zentimo is better, but hey... they are from the same company, so I guess I am allowed to say that;)

I know I would go out and buy one of these programs if my computer was to crash today.

As for the request that the CEO of a company should show up here when they have a giveaway... Why?
Why not make it "some competent person" from the company? There is no reason why the CEO should be the most "competent" on any given software, so... But some sort of commitment from the company giving away software would be nice.

Reply   |   Comment by Spredo  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#75

#68 was my post. Most of the comments are so positive and I really wanted this program to work; I decided to try it again. It downloads easily, registration code is easy to get (both times! and the uninstall I previously did was clean). This time I closed Firefox before installing (it says to close all programs, but I had left it open to access my webmail so I could easily read the registration code). I guess that was the conflict. So far nothing out of the ordinary has occurred. The program sees my hard drive but with a right mouse click I open the menu to tell the program to hide that drive so I don't accidentally "eject" it. So far, so good -- and it is very easy to use. Thank you GOTD and Igor.

Reply   |   Comment by Aleta  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#74

#63 El Coyote If you go to the top of your browser and go to the button that says edit and click on that, then to the find button and click it, then look at the bottom of browser if it is fire fox or a pop up window with Internet Explorer and type in doojooo you might find # 45 is Comment by doojooo.

Reply   |   Comment by doojooo2  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#73

To #46, #67:
>What is the danger of not using this type of tool ? I have used and removed external HD, USB flash drives, usb optical mouse, magic jack and printer many times and never had a problem
It's like a car safety belt. You may not use the belt and nothing bad happens, but for some people it saves life or health. Read this article at Lifehacker for more information: Do I Really Need to Eject USB Drives Before Removing Them?

To #52:
>Downloaded, installed, I unchecked the “spindown” option, software is now on my HD but when I click the short-cut, nothing happens.
We tested the program on Win7 64 bit. But there are too many configurations on the Earth so our program may behave not as expected on some ones. While we help our paid customers to get the program working on their systems we unfortunately may not help every free user. So if the program works ok for you in the compatibility mode let it as is.

To #54, #62:
>What a rip-off. I bought a license for USB Safely remove 2 years ago and was happy until the company told
>Zentimo is indeed successor to USB Safe Removal tool!
http://safelyremove.com/blog/en/zentimo-1-0-final
We never said that we cease the development of USB Safely Remove. We develop both of the programs and since the moment of the article publication we released several versions of USB Safely Remove and soon plan to release a new one with cool new features. BTW in the article we explained the reasons why we created an additional product.

To #55:
>D Drive – Mirrored 1TB WD drives – Data drive.
>USB Safely Remove identifies “Drive D” as a removable device which it is not.
Perhaps SATA, not Data drive, doesn't it? Actually SATA drives are safely removable: SATA - hotpluggable. Therefore we display this drive. If you do not need it just hide it from the list by right clicking to the device and choosing "Hide device from the tray menu".

To #56:
> I forced a dismount with Zentimo when the TrueCrypt drive was not finished writing and accidentally corrupted a folder full of files.
David, thanks for the review and I apologize for the issue. Perhaps we should make TrueCrypt integration more safe, if you have any thought on it feel free to contact us

To #59:
>Can I use the registration key from last time to install it on my laptops too?
You can use it on each of your computers. And... vsegda pozhalujsta! :)

To #63:
> I am not familiar with the expression “doojooo”
This is just a name of the commenter #45 :)

To #68:
> Any ideas what happened to my computer?
My apologize for the inconveniences. Perhaps it's an incompatiblity with some software (usually other system tools) installed on your computer.

Regards,
Igor Tkachenko,
CEO of Crystal Rich Ltd,
http://crystalrich.com

Reply   |   Comment by Igor  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#72

I subscribe to GOTD to get the daily email so I know what's being offered each day and usually it's stuff I pass up on. Either because there are multiple comments reported bugs or other problems with the software, or it's something that I consider to be junk or bloat, or used it before and wasn't impressed, or don't need it, etc.

Reading the name for this one, I decided to check it out and saw many positive comments about the product and to top it off, the author is actively responding throughout the day. So I definitely took advantage of this offer. People leaving positive feedback is nice, but it looks real good when the author is active too (for more than just one comment). Kudos for the well made product and for the positive approach to endorsing, promoting and supporting of a product.

Reply   |   Comment by Wolfie  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#71

I have 1 question, "Can you install this and run, on a USB stick?", thank you in advance, (and if I would need to follow any specific instructions to install it on the USB stick?)

I missed the previous version offered and after reading all posts, I can see a good use for it. Thank you for all of your prompt replies to the above questions...

I just would like to install it on a USB stick and not have to worry about loosing it, if I had a hard drive failure.

Reply   |   Comment by Richard F  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#70

Excelent program installs easy and works well.

Real time saver....

Reply   |   Comment by Maxon  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#69

#54: "What the heck is going on?"

Come now, does MicroSoft give Windows 7 free to people who bought Vista?

What is going on is very obvious, Igor is giving away FREE, USB Safety Remove to people who don't have *either* of the USB programs. All GOTD or Igor asks for is a review.

My review: This program is a keeper and doesn't interfere with any other programs on my Windows 7, 32 bit.

Thank you Igor for the great tools.

Reply   |   Comment by olrowdy01  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#68

I installed and tried it, had to uninstall. I submitted comments after the uninstall to explain why (maybe I will get a solution). I am running Windows 7. My desktop went crazy - my Firefox window turned invisible and would only shows parts of it when I moved my mouse cursor over it; some icons changed randomly (Nitro pdf's became Windows Media Player icons, then turned to Office 2010 icons; several icons turned into the USB Safely Remove icons; there were other transformations that I don't recall). I closed Firefox and watched the changes for a moment. I opened Task Manager and closed down everything running. My desktop continued to spasm and icons changed as I moved the mouse around so I uninstalled. It seems that Windows 7 handles USB ejections better than prior versions so I am not sure I will try again. Any ideas what happened to my computer?

Reply   |   Comment by Aleta  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#67

I have always just yanked any USB device out of my computer when done. External Hard drives, thumb drives, cameras, cool flexible LED lights... Nothing bad has ever happened. Why in the world would I care about this program?

Reply   |   Comment by Greg  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-20)
#66

Easy download, install and license key feedback.
BUT
Program only opens with "run as administrator" context menu command.

Reply   |   Comment by rroberto  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#65

It downloaded and installed easily, I obtained the registration key almost instantly, and it registered with no problems.

When I tested it, it found my mouse as a hidden item, it also found my CD Drive and offered me the option of stopping it. The Windows utility also did this, which was always a nuisance because it is an installed drive not a separate USB one. The difference is that USB Safely Remove gives me the option of hiding it in future, which I have done.

A couple of pen drives plugged and unplugged OK. The product is useful and it works fine. I am glad to have obtained it.

Reply   |   Comment by James  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#64

A tip re: USB and autoplay...
If you hold and press [ Shift ] when/while you insert the USB-stick, any autorun is by-passed.
You also get rid of that Window's hardware discovery scan - and prompt. Works on my XP SP3.

Reply   |   Comment by dan89  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#63

To #57
Forgive me Igor if this is out of topic but I am not familiar with the expression "doojooo" and I am too curious to refrain me from asking even if it could be a stupig question - what does it mean?

Reply   |   Comment by El Coyote  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-7)
#62

Zentimo is indeed successor to USB Safe Removal tool!
http://safelyremove.com/blog/en/zentimo-1-0-final

Reply   |   Comment by Ash  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#61

I liked Zentimo so much that I purchased it even though I had the GoTD version installed. Support good, well written software.
On the same note, Irfanview is one of the most elegant well running programs you can get for free. Just saying...

Reply   |   Comment by David Johnson  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-6)
#60

Wow, the thumbs up and down is 59/41. Why so close when 90% or more (didn't actually figure it out), have been positive, if not great comments about this and Zentimo.

I guess I have to try this - my Zentimo, which I got a few weeks ago and has worked great, is no longer conversing with its Assistant. Error message wants me to uninstall and re-install the newer version. I've heard sh*t happens, so no harm.

(here's my whine for the week): Maybe if it would have been a "portable version?" Why is this being asked of every program that makes it to GOATD? For all the intelligent people here . . .there's always one, huh.

Not yet installed, but from all the great comments I expect no problems. Will only return if I do.

G'day mates.

Reply   |   Comment by Sue  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-4)
#59

I got this program last time it was offered here. Installed it on my home computer, and I love it! It's very convenient, and it every once in a while you get a chance to truly appreciate its power, when some programs locks a USB drive, and USB Safely Remove -- unlike the built-in Windows tool -- can tell you what's going on and unlock the drive anyway.

Quick question for Igor: is the license offered thru GAOTD valid for one computer only or for multiple computers? Can I use the registration key from last time to install it on my laptops too?

Bol'shoe spasibo!

Reply   |   Comment by Mark  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#58

To #39:
>You might want to sign the installation package to keep Kaspersky from warning users about the installation. I believe you can use a Verisign Class 1 certificate for $19.95.
Wayne, our own installer (when you downnload it from our web-site) and all execuatables are signed with a digital signature. But unfortunately GOTD team doesn't sign the wrapped packages they offer to download from giveawayoftheday.com

To #40:
>Is there a reason it leaves a file track on each drive when removed? is that important when the device is reinstalled?
USB Safely Remove doesn't leave files on drive. Zentimo does but today we are giving away exactly USB Safely Remove :)

To #43, #45:
>The download was fine. The installation and the registration was a bit more hectic, but I got there eventually.
Sandra, doojooo, thanks for the detailed reviews on the program!

Reply   |   Comment by Igor  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+11)
#57

After using the free gotd offers, for both USB Safely Remove and Zentimo, I felt compelled to buy a 2 year update license for Zentimo to help support these 2 great programs.
Thank You Igor and Crystal Rich.

Reply   |   Comment by Deani2  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#56

Thumbs up for both USB Safely Remove and Zentimo! I replaced USB Safely Remove with Zentimo on my newer computer, but left USB Safely Remove on an older machine as it seems to use about 1/3 the amount of memory as Zentimo. I like the extra functionality in Zentimo, but I miss some of the extra icons USB Safely Remove offers. These looked pixelated when I tried to copy them over into Zentimo. So, I just settled for Zentimo's limited higher resolution USB icon set instead.
I constantly swap flash drives and external hard drives and both programs are great for ejecting or finding out why I cannot stop a drive. They also are nice for recognizing, seeing, and managing my MP3 player, SD cards from camera, phone, and other USB devices. Windows built-in capability is slower and much less useful and informative than USB Safely Remove or Zentimo.
The integration with TrueCrypt is very cool as well, especially if you have multiple archives or encrypt an entire drive and want to be prompted for a password when you insert the drive. Just be careful dismounting encrypted drives. I forced a dismount with Zentimo when the TrueCrypt drive was not finished writing and accidentally corrupted a folder full of files. Generally, I'll dismount with TrueCrypt now instead of doing it with USB Safely Remove or Zentimo.

Reply   |   Comment by David  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#55

Hello Igor,
The download, installation and the registration was fine.
Software, various options and hot-keys look great.

One question -
For email and internet I use and older Intel D945GTP board, Pentium D CPU with Win7 Home Prem 64bit.
C Drive - Mirrored 500GB WD drives - System drive.
D Drive - Mirrored 1TB WD drives - Data drive.
I use the on-board SATA/RAID controller and Intel Matrix Storage Manager software in Win7.

USB Safely Remove identifies "Drive D" as a removable device which it is not.
I do not wish to accidentally STOP/REMOVE this device.
I would like to use the "Stop Menu Hot Key" option to "Stop Immediately" if 'Only One Device displayed' but can not if "Drive D" is always included.
Is there a method to suppress "Drive D" from appearing on the removable device list?

Yes - 99 times out of 100 you can just pull out that thumb-drive BUT I have had enough friends/colleagues come to me to get their data back (generally no luck) so that I always "Safe Remove" my devices.

This software improves greatly on the Windows basic/simple utility.

Thank you GOTD & Crystal Rich Ltd and Igor for being here today to answer everyone’s questions.

Reply   |   Comment by Jim Willis  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#54

What a rip-off. I bought a license for USB Safely remove 2 years ago and was happy until the company told me that its being replaced by Zentimo and I NEED TO PAY TO UPGRADE TO ZENTIMO. Fortunately GAOTD came timely and I switched to Zentimo. And now the same company is offering the older software again. What the heck is going on?

Reply   |   Comment by Ash  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-7)
#53

I bought this program a while ago, it was worth paying for so it's certainly worth getting for free. If you've ever lost a drive because Windows didn't properly shut down a drive you'll realise the value of something which really works.

Reply   |   Comment by PAW  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#52

Downloaded, installed, I unchecked the "spindown" option, software is now on my HD but when I click the short-cut, nothing happens.

It seems to run ok when I set it to Win XP SP2 emulation mode but this worries me - any comments from anyone?

Andrew
Win 7 64-bit, 4GB memory (51% in use)

Reply   |   Comment by Andrew  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#51

Got this last time it was offered. Love it. Have had problems with not being able to stop my flash drive to remove it with the Windows version, but now that problem is completely solved.

Also, for the skeptics out there, I once completely fried a flash drive by removing it without clicking on "safely remove devices". It really is worth it to get & use this program.

Thank you GOTD & Crystal Rich. And thanks Igor for being here today to answer everyone's questions.

Reply   |   Comment by RWall  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#50

TO #34

I agree with you "wholeheartedly" my friend! VERY GOOD suggestion you came up with!

Reply   |   Comment by Jenny Knight  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-14)
#49

Unless you plug or unplug hundreds of times a day USB drives or sticks, you don't need software for it. The CPU overhead running 24/7 will use more resources than benefits received out of it.
You may not realize, but every little software installed, takes the toll on your system. If it was an essential program, yes, I would install it, but this is not one of them.

Reply   |   Comment by Fred3  –  5 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-15)
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