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How do I remove a flash drive safely from my Mac Book pro?

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How do I remove a flash drive safely from my Mac Book pro?

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I purchased it about 4 years ago. I haven't tried anything. The last time I just took it out and a message said to eject it correctly

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You can eject it before disconnecting it. To do that, select the flash drive icon on desktop and press Command and E keys.

Or just click and drag the flash drive icon from desktop to the Trash icon on dock and it will be ejected (Trash will turn to eject icon)

or right click on the flash drive icon and then select Eject. Then you can safely remove it.

If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please don't hesitate to ask.

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