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Philips USB 2.0 MOBILE DISK

Dear Sir

Im running win xp and tryingto install the above item

xp doesnt detect it and even though I have the disk the XP drivers arnt there


help

Thanks

Tony

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  • keedap May 19, 2008

    I have Philps USB mobile disk I plug it in the USB port and it doe not show

    The LED does not glow ..even after i plug the device to the USB port



  • jfjfjf Mar 24, 2009

    the disk worked for me and then all of a sudden one day i plug it in and get the installing driver software and then it tells me that it cant find it... im running vista 64-bit

  • aaronkook Nov 23, 2009

    Thanks GURU...........You're safe my life.......

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I have answered one of the similar questions earlier, please look at this it similar to yours: how many drive letter you have on your system?
make sure your drive is inside the usb port. I assume you are running windows system. Right click on my computer, click manage, then click disk management. Can you see your flash drive there, right click over it and assign a drive letter and thats it, you should see it.
Or
disconnect any f drives which you have by simply right clicking and disconnect, your flash drive should show you right away.
Or
Install any drivers which came with the drive and you should see it.

Hope that helped!

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