Remove Sata Drives from Safely Remove Hardware Notification

Posted October 25, 2006 by hibrad2003 in Windows

If you have a Nforce4 Based Motherboard and your sata drives are showing up in Safely Remove Hardware, this registry hack will allow you to fix it.


1. Click Start -> Run.
2. Execute regedit.
3. Navigate to the following:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\nvata

4. Click Edit.
5. Select New > DWORD value.
6. Name this DWORD: DisableRemovable.
7. Double-click this new DWORD, and set its value to one (1).
8. Close Regedit and reboot.

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