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Old April 22nd, 2017, 09:49 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by geniusintraining View Post
Hey Ron...

I never do that and never had issues...
I've never damaged a drive by removing it without first stopping it, but I have discovered that files I thought I had successfully copied to the drive were not actually there. Since then, I always stop the device prior to removing it.

I had one stop working on an XP machine once, and was able to read it on a different machine running Win 7. I copied all of the files to the Win 7 machine, reformatted and reloaded the files. I was then able to access the drive on the XP machine.
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