Support safetly removing adb?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by macprv, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. macprv

    macprv Well-Known Member
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    Ok so i wanted to move some apps to the sd card, and i did it sucessfully:D, but now i have a problem with the ADB not unmounting or closing... everytime i click on safetly remove ADB device, it tells me that windows cant do it because it still been used... so how do i stop it?

    here what i did:

    1-downloaded the sdk
    2-unzipped the folder
    3-ran the sdk exe and only installed the usb drives
    4-put the device in debug mode and plug it via usb
    5-ran command prompt, and navigated to the sdk's tools folder
    6-typed adb devices (serial number showed up)
    7-typed adb shell pm setinstalllocation 2
    8-closed everything

    ...and heres where i failed lol:mad:...
    9-click on safetly remove hardware icon, chose android composite adb interface

    :thinking: so how do i close or safetly remove the adb device?
     

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  2. necosino

    necosino Well-Known Member
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    Try hitting adb exit first, then try removing.

    (I'm on the Inc but it's worth a shot)
     
  3. macprv

    macprv Well-Known Member
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    ^ thanks for the advices.. but it didnt work.. a bunch of text came up but i still get the same message :/
     
  4. Maris

    Maris Well-Known Member
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    To quit adb if $q doesn't work, you can type the Ctrl-D key sequence. Then disconnect your usb as usual.
     
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