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On 6-3-2021 22:36, charles meyer wrote:
This is both a Writer question and a Windows 10 issue.

I close Libre Writer and all the other  programs I had  opened but when I
click the flash drive icon in the "system tray" (lower right) to receive
the Safely remove the flash drive it keeps displaying  that I need to close

I've check each program along the toolbar (on the bottom) and none are open
but it still won't give the OK to pull the flash drive out.

I've Googled this and reads both that you can just pull the flash drive out
as its plug and play and others say the flash drive will stop working oif
you keep pulling it out with the "Safe to Remove" message.

Your thoughts and suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Using openfiles.exe (from Microsoft) you can see which files are open.

(link: )

first you have to enable it using: openfiles /Local ON    (and do a reboot)

After that you can query with files are open using : openfiles /Query .....

More details on how to use this are given on the link given above.

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