I came across this project that could be really helpful.. if I was c++ literate. I know enough c++ to be dangerous and thats about it. Thanks in advance for anyone who wants to take a crack at it.

ps credit to: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/13839/How-to-Prepare-a-USB-Drive-for-Safe-Removal

You don't really need to be fluent in C++, the program contains only a few function calls which you can find in the pywin32 API, especially here.

I won't do it for you because the intricacies of windows are not particularly my cup of tea (I'm a linux geek).

Also notice that the author claims that his code works for W2K XP W2K3 Vista, but he does not speak about windows 7 or 8 ...