Remove hardware from "safely remove hardware" list on Windows 7

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Published on 2010-08-02T14:20:32Z Indexed on 2011/02/02 23:27 UTC
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I have a USB wifi card (D-Link DWA-125) on a Windows 7 x64 computer. The problem is that the card appears on the "safely remove hardware" list, but I don't ever want to unplug it, so I would like to remove it from the list.

So far I have only found solutions that mess with the registry (and don't really work properly) or that substitute the safely remove hardware with a third-party software. Or worse, hide the icon altogether. Yes, I do need the icon from USB drives and phones.

So, is there a "clean" way to remove it from the list?


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