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Mp3 pen drive not working with any pc

My pen drive(mp3) not working with any pc. the movement I insert the pendirve it say "one of the USB devices attached is this computer ismalfunctioned and windows does not recognize it.

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Re: mp3 pen drive not working with any pc

A solution to this problem depends on the type of 'pen drive' or USB you are using, the first major problem is simply that it can be broken, the other is a USB connector damage look into the rectangle slit of the pen drive to see if there is any damage there like dust, bent pin etc. i rule out computer driver errors because you said it occured on several computers if there is no apparent damage to the device and it is not broken try using it on a computer in 'safe mode' if all fails try utilizing the software that came with the device eg: apple ipod systems where one can reload "factory settings" good luch, john MSCI

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Connect your PSP with your PC using the USB cable. Use your PSP interface then hit HOME button, and then go into "Settings". Here you will have to use
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Do not turn off the PS3, or remove the USB drive, during the software update!

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