USB Safely Remove 4.2 beta: your help in testing is appreciated!

USB Safely Remove 4.2 beta: your help in testing is appreciated!

Today we are happy to announce a new beta-version of USB Safely Remove 4.2! In the new version we have invested heavily in UI improvements, stability and Windows 7 compatibility.

What's new in this version?

Improvements

  • Better stopping menu user interface
  • Feature to tie a drive letter to the device
  • Displaying taskbar button for the most windows
  • Feature to run "Scan for hardware changes" from the menu
  • Feature to stop all visible on the menu devices at once
  • Full support of Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit)

Bug fix

  • The program seriously slowed down Windows XP 64 bit system startup
  • Fixed some bugs of autorun feature
  • PNG images were loosing alpha-channel when were loaded as device images
  • Also some other minor bugs were fixed
Download USB Safely Remove 4.2 beta 2
We would grateful to you if you send us any found bugs and notes regarding the new UI look and feel.
Update from 10/24/2009
We have just uploaded new beta version of the program: 4.2 beta 2 which contains some bug-fixes related to version 4.2 beta 1: * Program might display virtual drive devices * Global autorun setting up didn't work * 'Stop all devices' feature sometimes worked incorrectly If you were testing beta 1 we recommend you to update to this version. The download link is the same.

Great job new beta! Two great

Great job new beta! Two great programs release today i.e. Win7 and USBR

Nice Piace of Work :) Im

Nice Piace of Work :) Im really happy with my Copy of this Excelent software.
Thanks a lot.

nice however on my IBM

nice however on my IBM notebook it does not recognize the internal DVD as a drive (it is a usb device). I like the GUI and the close all feature.

Hi William, 1. Do you see

Hi William,

1. Do you see your DVD listed in the native safe removal tool?
2. Does previous version shows your device?
3. Also please see if you have enabled "Display surprise removal devices" option (Options -> General)

installed beta 2 won't accept

installed beta 2
won't accept my registration
shows already expired...

EXECELLENT VERSION

EXECELLENT VERSION

Has the new version been

Has the new version been tested to allow return from S3 Sleep in all currently-supported Windows versions? The previous version was tested only with Vista, according to forum comment on the bug.

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Do you mean this report:

Do you mean this report: http://safelyremove.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=273 ?

No, we haven't fixed this issue yet as there were more frequently asked bug-reports and feature requests.

Then new UI is very good. And

Then new UI is very good.

And it feel to start more quicker on my Vista HP x64-PC.

Good work!

Excellent design for this new

Excellent design for this new beta..
But problem!!!
I have 2 external firewire HDD and each devices appear 2 times in USR!!!
With V4.1.5 not this problem
However very good Job

IgorSR's picture

Hello, Thank you for the

Hello,
Thank you for the report! Can you please download a new build and see if the problem repeats: Click here to download build 820

If the problem will continue, please send us at support@safelyremove.com technical information on your duplicated devices (Device properties -> Technical information tab).

I had problems with Ver. 4.1

I had problems with Ver. 4.1 but the new Beta 2 seems to work really well. Good job, guys.
Just love USB Safely Remove. It does exactly what it's meant to do.

Hello No more problems with

Hello
No more problems with the new version (Build 820)
Thank you for the quick response

looks to be good on W7

looks to be good on W7 x64..
nice new different systray icons...
but a small bug:
I cannot resize the columns in the main window at USB device name. If I'd like to see the whole name I have to resize the whole application window

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Thanks for the report! We'll

Thanks for the report! We'll see it.

Exelent work on the W7 X64,

Exelent work on the W7 X64, but failed to return device back... is there like a trick or something?.
And sorry for my ignorance, but in the previous version the program turn my device off complete, but now it's just stop it from reading, is that because of the device back feature or just a bug??

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Gastonci, Thank you for your

Gastonci,
Thank you for your report! We haven't changed anything in "return device back" functionality so that seems like not a new bug. Can you explain a bit detailed what does mean "turn device off complete" and what is "stop from reading"?

On the 4.1 version (Used on

On the 4.1 version (Used on WinXP) my pendrive used to turn the lights off, wich I interpret as turn it off, but when upgrading to W7, lights were still on, but safe to remove.

At me the "return device

At me the "return device back" works well.
Tried with 3 pendrives and a WD passport USB HDD.

I prefer the old stopping

I prefer the old stopping window (v4.1) to the new one but love the new features especially the number of displayed devices in the tray icon.

Thank you for your

Thank you for your report!
please give free licence for usb safe remove.

give free licence

give free licence

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usb safe remove is very usefull 4 all computer user....