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My computer can't recognize it as removable device,

Hello, I just bought new NW-E0003F, and My computer can't recognize it as removable device, so when I plug into the usb, nothing happens, but the battery is recharging.. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? I already download the latest update for connect player.. but it can do me anything since my player can't connect to the computer..HELPPPP!!

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Re: My computer can't recognize it as removable device,

Is there a free drive letter? Typically, USB devices want to be D, E, or F and if you're on a network and your drives start with F and you have additional drives and no free letters that can cause a conflict. Does windows detect the device at all when plugged in? If so, that's a good sign. If not, check in Device Manager for your USB ports and make sure you don't have any with yellow exclamation marks. From My computer, right click and choose Manage to check "disk Management" to see if your player shows up at a low level.

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Your post:
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push the small button long, go to "menu" (the small briefcase)
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get some converted music files on your player and it will work!!
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