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USB Icon always visible on Taskbar RRS feed

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  • Even before any USB devices are plugged in I get a USB icon on my taskbar, which to get rid of I have to click on and tell it to "Safely Remove Hardware".

     

    This started happening after I bought a USB drive (Lexar) with some preinstalled stuff on which I quickly reformatted. But I cannot get rid of this USB icon. It appears right after booting and showing the desktop (without any USB devices plugged in).

     

    Is there perhaps a place in the registry I should be looking?

    Thursday, April 10, 2008 8:14 AM