Consider the following scenario:
- You have USB 3.0 ports on a computer that is running Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2.
- You connect a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 hub and an SD card reader to the computer through one of the USB 3.0 ports.
- The Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon does not appear on the taskbar.
- The Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon appears on the taskbar. However, the eject hardware option does not appear.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 2993843 - Last Review: Jan 7, 2015 - Revision: 1
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1