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Who can tolerate a dumb Kindle question?

Posted by mudlady (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 24, 11 at 20:25

I have the Kindle 3 and I don't understand what the screen means that appears if I connect my Kindle to the computer via cable. The screen says:

If you want to read or shop on your Kindle while continuing to charge over USB, please keep the USB cable attached, but eject your Kindle from your computer.

I am at a total loss as to what this means. "My Computer" shows the content of the Kindle on the E drive--what should I do to eject? I do want to read while charging.


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RE: Who can tolerate a dumb Kindle question?

Highlight e-drive, right-click, select eject from the pop-up menu. HTH.


RE: Who can tolerate a dumb Kindle question?

Wow!! Thank you Terry. I truly am a computerdyslexic, but I can eventually learn, after many false starts. Thank you for your patience.

RE: Who can tolerate a dumb Kindle question?

Just an add on, you should be doing the same thing with any USB thumbdrives or any usb media storage...there should also be a little icon (has some green on it) down by the clock when you have a usb item plugged in. you can click on it and disable the usb unit plugged should then tell you it is safe to remove

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