Should thumb and HDD be ejected before removal?

Discussion in 'Computer Memory and Hard Drives' started by slackercruster, Apr 26, 2019.

  1. slackercruster

    slackercruster Member

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    I have always just pulled them out of the USB port. Someone told me I should eject them first.

    Does it make a difference?

    Thanks
     
  2. AlienMenace

    AlienMenace Well-Known Member

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    You should eject them because if the drive is not done the writing you could lose the data.
     
  3. beers

    beers Moderator Staff Member

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