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Create Shortcut For Safely Removing Hardware Devices

Create Shortcut For Safely Remove Hardware

Every time you want to safely unplug removable hardware devices like pen drive or removable harddisks from your system you have to struggle with tiny little system tray menu icon to remove hardware devices.

Now here's an easy way to do that, just create a shortcut for safely removing hardware devices icon on desktop and just double click on that icon to safely remove hardware devices.

To create shortcut for Safely Remove Hardware, follow these simple steps:

Right-click on the desktop, select ‘New’ and then ‘Shortcut’ and put this in location field RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL HotPlug.dll

Create Shortcut For Safely Remove Hardware

Then click ‘Next’ and call the shortcut ‘Remove Hardware’.

Create Shortcut For Safely Remove Hardware

To make the default icon little pretty, right-click the icon, choose ‘Properties’ and then the ‘Shortcut’ tab, click on ‘Change Icon’ and in the ‘Look for icons’ box type %windir%\system32\HotPlug.dll

Create Shortcut For Safely Remove Hardware

This is much easy way to unplug removable devices in Windows than traditional one, all you need do is double-click your desktop icon to safely remove any devices before unplugging them.

Related: Create Keyboard Shortcut To Eject And Close CD/DVD Drive

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 written by