• Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Disable Safe To Remove

Joined
Feb 16, 2007
Messages
1,285 (0.32/day)
Likes
109
Location
Elyria, Ohio
System Name Black Widow
Processor FX8320
Motherboard Biostar TA970
Cooling Stock AMD
Memory 16 GB Corsair Vengence @ 1866
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX760
Storage 128 GB Samsung SSD, 1TB WD SATA, 250 GB WD SATA
Display(s) Acer 22 in. LCD
Case Cooler Master HAF 932
Audio Device(s) SB Audigy 2
Power Supply Antec NeoECO C 520 watt
Software Win 8.1 Pro
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Score 7754.0 3DMarks Graphics Score 8392.0 Physics Score 6498.0 Combined Score 6062.0
#1
Hi all... I can't figure out how to disable the SAFE TO REMOVE icon that pops up with my fresh install of Vista... with XP I can find a regedit to delete the icon, however in vista, the same set isn't available... under xp it's under the nvata line... Does anyone know what line vista uses in the registry for this? It's for a SATA hard drive, TIA :confused:
 
Joined
May 6, 2005
Messages
2,786 (0.60/day)
Likes
435
Location
Tre, Suomi Finland
Processor i7 4770K Haswell, watercooled
Motherboard Asus Z87-C2 Maximus VI Formula
Cooling Fuzion V1, MCW60/R2, DDC1/DDCT-01s top, PA120.3, EK200, 3× D12SL-12, liquid metal TIM
Memory 2× 8GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP DDR3-1600
Video Card(s) between GPUs
Storage Samsung 840Pro 256@178GB + 4× WD Red 2TB in RAID10 + LaCie Blade Runner 4TB
Display(s) HP ZR30w 30" 2560×1600 (WQXGA) H2-IPS
Case Lian Li PC-A16B
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX860i
Mouse Logitech PM MX / Contour RollerMouse Red+
Keyboard Logitech diNovo Edge / Logitech Elite Keyboard from 2006
Software W10 x64
Benchmark Scores yes
#2
You can always set it to "Always hide" in the notification area icon settings.
 
Joined
Feb 16, 2007
Messages
1,285 (0.32/day)
Likes
109
Location
Elyria, Ohio
System Name Black Widow
Processor FX8320
Motherboard Biostar TA970
Cooling Stock AMD
Memory 16 GB Corsair Vengence @ 1866
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX760
Storage 128 GB Samsung SSD, 1TB WD SATA, 250 GB WD SATA
Display(s) Acer 22 in. LCD
Case Cooler Master HAF 932
Audio Device(s) SB Audigy 2
Power Supply Antec NeoECO C 520 watt
Software Win 8.1 Pro
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Score 7754.0 3DMarks Graphics Score 8392.0 Physics Score 6498.0 Combined Score 6062.0
#3
yeah... but then I get that arrow, and that bugs me too, lol... sorry I'm OCD about my desktop
 

newtekie1

Semi-Retired Folder
Joined
Nov 22, 2005
Messages
24,418 (5.50/day)
Likes
10,553
Location
Indiana, USA
Processor Intel Core i7 8700K@4.8GHz(Quick and dirty)
Motherboard AsRock Z370 Taichi
Cooling Corsair H110i GTX
Memory 32GB Corsair DDR4-3000
Video Card(s) PNY XLR8 GTX1060 6GB
Storage 480GB Crucial MX200 + 2TB Seagate Solid State Hybrid Drive with 128GB OCZ Synapse SSD Cache
Display(s) QNIX QX2710 1440p@120Hz
Case Fractal Design Define S
Audio Device(s) Onboard is good enough for me
Power Supply Corsair HX850
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
Joined
Jul 25, 2008
Messages
2,879 (0.83/day)
Likes
1,819
Location
South of Planet Earth
System Name SLOW-MO-SHUN II
Processor AMD RYZEN 5 1600X 6-Core 3.6GHz
Motherboard ASRock AB350 Pro4
Cooling AMD stock cooler, 6 case fans
Memory 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 2400MHz Dual Channel
Video Card(s) NVidia GeForce GTX1060 6GB
Storage SEAGATE 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB ------SAMSUNG 250GB Solid State Drive SATA III
Display(s) Asus 24" widescreen 1080p
Case Corsair Carbide Series 200R Black Steel
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply SEASONIC 620 W E/P
Software Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
#5
I have the same thing:laugh: have to try that fix.
 

tigger

I'm the only one
Joined
Mar 20, 2006
Messages
10,476 (2.42/day)
Likes
1,673
System Name Black to the Core MKIV
Processor Intel I7 6700k
Motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming socket 1151
Cooling NZXT Kraken X61 280mm radiator
Memory 2x8gb Corsair vengeance LPX 2400 DDR4
Video Card(s) XFX Radeon R9 290 4gb ddr5
Storage Patriot Blast 120gb ssd Boot and WD10EADX-22TDHB0 1TB Data
Display(s) Dell 2408WFP 24" 1920x1200
Case Nzxt IS 340
Audio Device(s) Asus xonar dsx pci-e
Power Supply Corsair CX750
Mouse Logitech G502
Software Win 10 Pro x64
#6
Funny,i dont get that on vista x86,i have two sata hdd's and my sata hotswap 160gb/2.5" hdd.
 
Joined
Sep 5, 2007
Messages
488 (0.13/day)
Likes
47
System Name HAL_9017
Processor Intel i7 7700k
Motherboard MSI z270 Gaming M7
Cooling Corsair H115i
Memory GSkill 32GB DDR4-3000 Trident-Z RGB
Video Card(s) NVIDIA 1080GTX FE w/ EVGA Hybrid Water Cooler
Storage Samsung EVO 960 M.2 SSD 500Gb
Display(s) Dell U2713
Case In Win 805i
Power Supply CORSAIR RM750
Mouse Razer Mamba TE
Keyboard Corsair Strafe MX Silent RGB
#7
Joined
Feb 16, 2007
Messages
1,285 (0.32/day)
Likes
109
Location
Elyria, Ohio
System Name Black Widow
Processor FX8320
Motherboard Biostar TA970
Cooling Stock AMD
Memory 16 GB Corsair Vengence @ 1866
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX760
Storage 128 GB Samsung SSD, 1TB WD SATA, 250 GB WD SATA
Display(s) Acer 22 in. LCD
Case Cooler Master HAF 932
Audio Device(s) SB Audigy 2
Power Supply Antec NeoECO C 520 watt
Software Win 8.1 Pro
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Score 7754.0 3DMarks Graphics Score 8392.0 Physics Score 6498.0 Combined Score 6062.0
#8
:confused:In vista it doesn't have a nvata registry... only in xp....