stop device removal nag screen from appearing?

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I use alot of external hard drives, and I always forget to safely remove them, for I think USB was designed so that if I pull it out, nothing will go wrong. When I yank a usb cord out of my mac, the device removal screen always appears. Does anybody know how, through code or a program, to stop this screen from appearing?

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I don't mean to belittle your complaint, but I find swearing vigorously at the overly-precious MacOS to be soothing. I believe the USB warning to be part of the inner sanctum of the OS, but a script guru may have the answer. Nowadays I just shut down my Mac with USB peripherals still attached and then pull the plugs later or switch off the powered hubs.
 

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This is one of the eccentricities of Mac OS that you need to get used to. It really isn't safe to pull external hard drives out of a PC either, which is one of the reasons that there's a little icon down in your system tray called "Safely Remove Hardware" that is intended to fulfill the same function.

There are many times that read/write operations occur without your knowledge. Interrupting those operations can cause corruption and/or data loss. It may take time to get used to, but ejecting external drives first is always the safest way to do it on either platform - assuming you value your data.
 

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...It really isn't safe to pull external hard drives out of a PC either, which is one of the reasons that there's a little icon down in your system tray called "Safely Remove Hardware" that is intended to fulfill the same function.

Yes it does have the feature but it's a lot more complicated and there are a lot more steps to eject it safely, plus it takes a lot longer to eject the USB device.

Mac makes it easy just drag to the trash and wait 2-5 seconds.
 

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