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"Can now be safely removed" message no longer appears

  1. #1


    Posts : 220
    Windows 8.1 Pro X64

    "Can now be safely removed" message no longer appears


    Another Windows 8.1 mystery:-

    When I eject a USB device the "Can now be safely removed" message is not displayed.

    Obviously some update has caused this, but which one?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1
    win 7 home premium


    May have something to do with the notification are icons being unticked. Try putting a checkmark to it.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 220
    Windows 8.1 Pro X64


    Quote Originally Posted by cheezz View Post
    May have something to do with the notification are icons being unticked. Try putting a checkmark to it.
    Nope it's not that.

    Have "Show notifications and Icons" set for everything
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  4. #4


    Posts : 446
    Win 8 64-bit


    Mmm strange, I don't know what's causing it, but I have all the latest updates installed and it still works properly for me. Do you have any third-party Windows 'tweaking' software that could be disabling balloon tips / balloon notifications?


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