Note If you connect the USB device to a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP, the device appears when you click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the notification area.
- The USB device contains an embedded USB hub.
- The embedded USB hub detects a device that is connected to the USB hub as being a non-removable device.
In the scenario that is described in this article, Windows Vista determines that the embedded USB can be removed. However, Windows Vista determines that the downstream storage device or devices that are connected to the embedded USB hub cannot be removed.