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RCA Opal troubleshooting

When I plug in the opal into the computer it says "profiling requires 4 mb of space" and then immediately shuts down. But when unplugging it and re-plugging it into the same USB port--it now says... USB connected and begins to charge. But my computer still won't recognize the opal--even while it says: USB connected. It also says that the device driver software failed to install. What do I need to do?

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  • tay63 Dec 16, 2007

    i have about the same problem but it wont connet.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    My RCA Opal mp3 device is no longer working properly when I try to plug it into my PC using a USB cable. It seems to be no longer recognized by my computer and so I can neither charge it nor access its internal storage. I am not sure if this is because the driver is no longer installed properly or is out of date, or if my device is simply malfunctioning?



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I just got my Opal about a month agao, and I recieved the same error message my laptop or desktop won't even recognize when the Opal is plugged in. I tried to move the hold key but that did not help. Please someone HELP ME!!!

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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Make sure the Hold Button - it's on the side of the Opal - is off.  When the hold button is on, it makes the Opal think the Flash disk is full, and you get all kinds of wacky reactions.
Hope this helps...

Posted on Dec 28, 2007


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