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YP-K5JAB not detecting....

When I connecting via USB my Yp-K5JAB and go thru the NEw Hardware installation (running WinXP) it goes thru the install process and comes back with MTP Device ca not be installed...Subsequently I can not transfer firmware update or anything else - device is useless!!! at the moment.

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  • LlamaLlama Nov 24, 2007

    The problem is that it doesn't appear in the My Computer list as a device.

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After installation u get a disk drive in ur 'My Computer',just drag & drop audio files to respective folder and enjoy

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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Either the device is bad, the pc port is bad, or the software is faulty. Try connecting to different usb port, then a usb port on a different pc with a compatible os. If still not recognized, then there is physical damage to player.

Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware.
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Either the device is bad, the pc port is bad, or the software is faulty. Try connecting to different usb port, then a usb port on a different pc with a compatible os. If still not recognized, then there is physical damage to player.

Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware.
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