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Computer does not recognize coby mp705

I have plugged my coby mp705 into my computer via the usb cable. It charged, but my computer does not recognize it. My computer briefly shows the symbol for something being connected via usb port, but then it disappears. The manual says to open "My Computer" and that the device will be listed under "Audio Devices", but there is nothing.

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  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    i tryed what he said todo but it didnt work its still couldent find it

  • donna_huber Dec 26, 2008

    I updated my drivers, but it did not fix the problem. My computer still does not "see" the mp3 player.

  • donna_huber Dec 29, 2008

    When I try to sync it using Windows Media player - it does not show a device to sync to. It says connect a device.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    i have the same coby and my laptop doesnt recognize it what can i do

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Remove the device, swear a few times, promise your son you'll buy him a proper ipod, then give it to the dog to play with.

Posted on Dec 26, 2009

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(Open Device Manager)
Click START
Right-click on "My Computer"
Go to Properties
Go to Hardware
Click "Device Manager"

(Bring down list on Universal Serial Bus controllers)
Right-click on the first one and click "Update Driver"
Do the same to the rest under that list


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    Try using Windows Media player to sync it.

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I had the same problem. I tried two different USB ports on the front of my pc. Same results. I then try a USB port from my USB hub and the computer instantly recognized the player. Try all your USB ports and see if that works. 

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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you know the hold button on mp3 player? while connected to the computer, move it to the left until it says hold and it stays there... or if its already on hold move it to the right until its stuck on start symbol

or move it to the right and left vs left or right..

it worked after i played with it for a while...
now if you wait 30 seconds it may or may not reappear :o

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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you know the hold button on mp3 player? while connected to the computer, move it to the left until it says hold and it stays there... or if its already on hold move it to the right until its stuck on start symbol

or move it to the right and left vs left or right..

it worked after i played with it for a while...
now if you wait 30 seconds it may or may not reappear :o

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Coby accepts gifts for warranty, they just need a letter head showing you received it as a gift and they will replace the unit, see below for requirements:

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$6 Money Order -Made out to 'Coby Electronics' 'return shipping fee'
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Send to:
Coby Electronics
56-65 Rust St
Maspeth, NY 11378

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