I don't think I've had this happen with a USB flash drive. However, I've
had that behavior *sometimes* when I turn on my eSATA hard drive (which also
gives me the green "Safely Remove Hardware" icon). On one or two of those
occasions, Vista has popped up and told me the display driver
responding and that it restarted it (stock Vista Nvidia 7600GT driver
I'll also mention that on many occasions (not all), I get a completely black
screen on actions that bring up the UAC prompt. Just like in your case, the
screen goes completely black for a second or two and then it comes back with
the grayed-out look and the UAC prompt.
"dispiece" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Anyone? Everytime I go and safely remove my usb flash drive and then
> okay, the screen turns black for a second or two. Is this normal? Could
> someone test this out if they have a usb flash drive and an LCD monitor.
> you have to do is plug the usb flash drive in. Then right click on the
> in the system tray to safely remove the flash drive. then remove it and
> continue with what you were doing.
> "dispiece" wrote:
>> Everytime I plug a usb flash drive into my computer, the LCD screen turns
>> black completely for a second or two. I am not talking about the gray
>> that you get everytime because of UAC. The thing I am talking about
>> everytime I insert a usb flash drive or take it out. When you want to
>> out the usb flash drive, you have to look at the icon in the bar at the
>> bottom right corner and select that you want to remove the usb flash
>> Then when it says it is safe to remove the flash drive, you then remove
>> Right after I remove it and press the okay button, the screen just turns
>> black for a second or two. Is this suppose to happen?