From: Gualtier Malde on 21 Jun 2010 20:44
On 6/19/2010 01.31, pÉÊzÉb wrote:
> Gualtier Malde proscribed:
>> On 6/14/2010 05.36, MikeS wrote:
>>> On 06/13/2010 05:08 PM, Gualtier Malde wrote:
>>>> I am using XP SP3 in an ACER netbook. Previously, when I would click on
>>>> the Safe Removal and Hardware for some USB device I would hear the sound
>>>> and see a small window. Now the sound is played but the window doesn't
>>>> show. The importance to me is that I use library wireless when on travel
>>>> and have the sound turned off, so under those conditions I don't know if
>>>> my safe removal was completed.
>>>> How to I restore that window?
>>>> Thanks - gm
>>> There's a file that might work here, see:
>>> 5. Restore Safely Remove Hardware Icon
>>> Restore Missing or Disappeared Safely Remove Hardware Icon
>>> Take a look at the post by rbsmith2000
>>> Did any of those work?
>> I looked at those but my problem isn't that I don't have the icon. That
>> tray icon comes as soon as I plug something in. What I was concerned
>> about was not getting the balloon that says the device may be removed
>> safely, which usually pops up in the lower right of the screen, just above
>> the tray. A Windows bubble sound is also heard.
>> The situation now is that the sound is heard but the balloon doesn't show.
>> It matters when I am using the netbook in a place where I have to be quiet
>> and I have a blank in the earphone socket to shut sounds off. At those
>> times I have to assume it based on other signs: the little icon disappears
>> if my device was the only one, or I didn't get told I couldn't take the
>> device out.
> Double click the icon instead, you'll get a proper window rather than a
That happened, but /still/ it's not what I am talking about because I want the
little balloon that says "USB mass storage device can be removed...". The sound
is called "Windows Bubble". The window when I double click does go grey, which
is one visual sign, but I can't imagine what happened to the small visual