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Iomega USB 2 Desktop Hard drive not recognised by xp sp2

I cant get the above product to show on my computer so that I can use it. When I plug in the usb cable I get a message to say that there are no drivers available for the drive - code 28. I have tried to update the usb drivers but that has not worked. The desktop drive does not show in disk management so reassigning a drive letter will not work. Device manager lists the drive under other devices but it has a yellow warning sign next to again relating to the drivers. I have tried to follow the Iomega advice but that has not worked either. The drive works on a lap top that is running the same xp professional sp2 version as the main computer. Please help as this is driving me mad.

Cheers

Neil.

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  • Irish Rover Nov 26, 2007

    Fwadley,

    Thanks for the advice and taking the time to post. I have looked for the driver under the add / remove programmes but it does not show up. Nothing from Iomega is listed in this either. Should I try to uninstall the USB drivers and then re-install them? I'm sorry but I am not that good with computers as you can probably tell!! If I do uninstall the USB drivers how do I get the mouse to work as I reboot as it is USB connected as well. Sorry for all the silly questions.

    Cheers

    Irish Rover

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    yup, I get same problem with my SONY Desktop, Just "Found new Hardware", but can't automatic install on my desktop.

    Go to disk management, still not recognize it or not see in the list???

    Give me an advise, please

    Thanks

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Hi buddies:

I just asking for if i can uninstall the sp2 to resolve this proplem 

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Make sure you are pluging in the extrernal drive in the USB 2.0 because other USB will have problem recognising it.

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Did you set any jumppers to slave? Is it pluged in the right spot?

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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    farren wadley Nov 26, 2007

    try to unistall it under add remove programs under control panel, it might be that the driver needs tobe unistalled. and restart computer with it not hooked up and after the computer is up plug it in, get on the web before you hook it up. Hi speed will help find the driver if you need it.

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