How to safely disconnect a Seagate or Maxtor brand External Storage Drive from a Macintosh computer
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.