It is an original and convenient menu to operate devices.
To see the menu just hover mouse over system tray icon of the program, or left-click to the
system tray icon or press a hotkey (how to specify a hotkey you can find here:
The device menu allows you to do:
Almost all previously mentioned operations, particularly device stopping and
browsing of its drives can be done without any touching the mouse - only
using the keyboard!
- To stop a device just left click the mouse on the selected device.
- To stop all visible devices on the menu
just press this button: and the program will carefully
stop all your devices that you see on the menu one by one (hidden from the
menu devices will not be stopped with this button). If you have programs
assigned to launch before stopping to a visible device they'll be also launched as with usual
single device stopping. You also can use a hotkey for stopping all visible devices
(how to specify a hotkey you can find here: Hot-Keys).
- To eject separated memory card of a card reader hover mouse over
a card reader (a device with
on the left-hand or right-hand side of its item), in a short time you will see the popu menu
with the list of connected memory cards, just left click on required.
- To hide a device from the menu
- To change device properties: icon, name
- Browse a device drive in Explorer right click on the device to
call the context menu, and choose "Browse USB Device" item there
- Return stopped device back! if a device is stopped, but
is not unplugged yet, it will be displayed in the menu, but its icon will
be red-crossed. Just righ click on the device and it will be
returned back into the system!
- Scan for hardware changes; if you have a SATA or eSATA drive which
cannot be automatically detected by Windows on its connection you should
use this feature to ask Windows to scan for newly connected devices. Just
press this button:
and Windows will detect your SATA drive and let you use it.
Read more in Hotkeys section.
- To stop a device call the menu with a hotkey (Win+S by default),
then choose a required device with "Up"\"Down" keys in the displayed menu and press "Enter"
- To stop all devices at once press a specified hotkey (you should enable
it in the Options -> Global Hotkeys -> Use "Stop All" Hotkey section)
while you are staying in any application.
- To browse a device drive press CTRL-B key combination, when
the selection is on your required device
- To call a context menu of device operations press "Windows" key,
when the selection is on your required device