How to Create Safely Remove Hardware Shortcut in Windows

How to Create Safely Remove Hardware Shortcut in Windows: Many of us directly unplug the external devices when connected to computer.Actually it is good to Safely remove them. Unplugging suddenly causes the data loss, you may loose important data. Windows provides a simple feature called “Safely Remove Hardware” in bottom right side corner of the Windows taskbar. Most people ignore this facility and directly eject the hardware. You can easily create a simple shortcut of Safely Remove Hardware on desktop. Follow these simple steps to create a Safely Remove Hardware shortcut on desktop.

Safely Remove Hardware

Steps to Follow:

1.Rightclick on your desktop and goto New->Shortcut.

Safely Remove Hardware Code

2. Copy below given code and paste it on the box.

[colored_box color=”eg. blue, green, grey”]%windir%\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll[/colored_box]

Creating Shortcut

3.Rename the shortcut to Safely Remove Hardware.


4.It creates a shortcuts on your desktop. By default a normal blue color shortcut appears. You can customize the shortcut by changing the icon.

Now don’t forget to Safely Remove your Hardware.

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

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