Windows – Freeware to dismount locked USB drive

software-recunmountingusbwindows 7

I'm searching for free software to dismount locked USB drives.

Sometimes when you want to dismount drive under Windows 7 it says that it is locked by some process. I need something that can do the job and dismount it in a proper way.

Best Answer

  • You can use EjectUSB.

    Synopsis: EjectUSB is a free tool (just 286 KB) for quickly closing apps running from a USB drive and ejecting the drive from safe removal. It will automatically close all programs running from the drive EjectUSB was run from (host drive), close any explorer windows open to the host drive, remove Windows MUI and MRU entries and recent document shortcuts related to the host drive, and attempt to eject the host drive when done. It can also interface with various utilities to aid in drive ejection.

    License: Freeware/Open Source

    System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7