Safely remove hardware icon for harddrive?

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  1. fanatic

    fanatic BC2 needs more barrell roll

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    Built my computer a week or two ago, anyone know why this is in the taskbar, the remove hardware thing is for my internal harddrive (Seagate 160gig SATA):


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    Any way to get it out of the taskbar, or why it's there in the first place?
     
  2. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    SATA drives are hot swappable. Meaning, if you click safely remove it, you can pop open the box with the power on and swap it out with a new one. It's a feature, a feature you'll probably never use.
     
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    fanatic BC2 needs more barrell roll

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    You would be correct, should I just hide it and be done with it then?
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Might as well - it will show up when you plug a camera or MP3 player in as well BTW.
     
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    fanatic BC2 needs more barrell roll

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    Yeah, that's what I'm use to, that doesn't bother me. Just seeing my harddrive there seemed a little weird to me.
     
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    See if there's an option in your BIOS to enable or disable hot-swap for SATA. That's the only thing I can think of.
     

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