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Journeyman III

Asus Crosshair Viii X570 Usb Issues Windows 10 64 Bit

Hello everyone this is my first post so i will make it brief

i have a Asus crosshair viii hero x570 motherboard, 3700x cpu and 32 gb ram ddr4 3600 mhz

the problem is everytime i try to eject my external i keep getting a error the drive is currently in use

it only happens with my external hard drive, usb flash drives eject no problem, the external drive is the rog 

2tb ehd-a2t usb 3.0 external hard drive which is on the qvl list for this motherboard, i just wondered if anyone else has experienced a similar issue and if so did they resolve the issue.

many thanks and best wishes Andrew.

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This software Tech site has some Troubleshooting tips on work arounds with that USB eject error: Fix 'This device is currently in use' Error and Safely Remove USB Mass Storage - EaseUS 


check the device manager properties and change the disk for fast removal, for some reason usb hard disks are not always set properly