Article updated on April 22, 2007

This option is suitable for disconnecting the usb device without using the safe removal icon.

  1. Press start button
  2. Go to Control Panel
  3. Press System icon
  4. Go to the hardware tab
  5. Go to the device manager
  6. Find your usb flash drive
  7. Right click on your flash drive and select properties.
  8. Go to the "Policies" tab.
  9. Select optimize for quick removal. (See picture below)
  10. Press ok!