Create a shortcut key for the Safely Remove Hardware

If regular use USB-sticks or External HDDsYou know of course that they can be damaged very easily if they are "suddenly". Specifically, if wrenched from USB slot without having to click on before it Safely Remove Hardware. If it seems too "difficult" to move the mouse cursor until System Tray (though, seriously speaking, sometimes it comes a little over your hand), then you can solve the simple problem by creating one shortcut that you can link any key you want. In addition, so make sure your sticks and that will have a longer life.

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

  • right-click anywhere empty on desktop and select New -> shortcut menu displayed


  • copy the following line

RunDll32.exe shell32.dll, Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll

  • and paste it in location


  • give it a name and choose a shortcut site icon (If you wish) to it


To assign a shortcut key's created, right click on the shortcut and select Properties the menu. Select the tab shortcut and click in the right Shortcut key


Then press your desired shortcut Safely Remove Hardware and give OK. As simple as that! ;)

Create a shortcut key for the Safely Remove Hardware

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