How to safely disconnect a Seagate or Maxtor brand External Storage Drive from a Macintosh computer
Provides the correct procedure for ejecting an external drive in MacOS.
The Mac gives the following error message:
The drive was improperly disconnected from the Mac Computer.
You must disconnect your External Storage Drive from the Mac properly.
- Click & Drag your External Storage Drive's Icon to the Trashcan.
If using Mac OSX 10.3 (Panther), you will be prompted to authenticate (login) as a user with Administrative Privileges. Once this is completed, you can proceed to the next step.
- You can now safely unplug/shutdown your External Storage Drive.
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