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Mp3 player from Samsung YP-U3JQB/XAA not recognized by my pc

Downloaded cd enclosed with player. Took several tries but it is working. When player put into USB port the screen declares it it connected then promptly says it is disconnected and player goes into charge mode and then turns off. Computer does not recognize that the player is connected to it. What can I do? Am all but computer illiterate so make it REALLY simple please

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  • M1K9Y Dec 30, 2007

    I have exactly the same problem with my YP-U3JQB

    I am using XP SP2.

    When I plug in the mp3 player, the PC finds the device and starts up the new hardware wizard to search for the driver but the wizard is unable to find the driver.
    When I look in device manager the USB device is there under Portable devices but it has a yellow explanation mark next to it and the Device status reads: The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28).

    I emailed Samsung about this on 28Dec - there is a link on their website http://www.samsung.com/uk/info/contactus... Please email them if you have the same problem.

  • steeldrew Jan 01, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem as M1K9Y. Very frustrating, anybody able to help. Suggestions/solutions much appreciated

  • Janbo Jan 01, 2008

    Hello I had the same problem, now sorted. Try going into your computer's Control Panel and then select Add New Hardware, connect your MP3 to your USB port, and hopefully the device name should pop up automatically in the Add Device field, and if you just follow the prompts in the wizard until the end of the wizard when you just connect Finish. It should work once you've done this: good luck.

  • kaleigh--x Jan 02, 2008

    same problem - pc won't recognise mp3 player

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    Due to virus check, once i formatted u3...then I could not find music player..FM as well as voice recorder..everything gone...Any solution to get functioning?



    Please reply to naanaas@gmail.com

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    loaded the disc.it says its installed but when i connect the mp3 player it says its connected then staight away says its disconnected,plus my pc says no device found.help.done everything to make it work

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    yes i have same problem with my mp3 player

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    i also have the problem of mp3 player that when i plug the player into usb port firstly it shows the msg "samsung YP-U3" then after that its symbol disappear and nothing also gives the msg" usb device not recoginised"and also does not show any details about that driver

  • jendrek Mar 17, 2008

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  • vogr Apr 12, 2008

    When player put into USB port the screen declares it it connected then promptly says it is disconnected and player goes into charge mode and then turns off. Computer does not recognize that the player is connected to it. What can I do?

  • hanag Jun 06, 2008

    Downloaded software, did playlist when i went to put mp3 player in the player lights up and says connecting 2 seconds later says reconnecting. I have removed the program and downloaded it again from the cd, put mp3 player in again, does the same thing again same as sleepy terresas problem.

  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    my computer does not seem to recognise my samsung u3 mp3 player it connects the promptly disconnects and goes into charge mode

  • jc45796 Jun 21, 2008

    i put da mp3 playa in2 da usb portnd it goes off, charges nd aint recognised

  • rsola12 Jul 04, 2008

    when i plug my samsung mp3 player usb cable into the cpu. it says connected and it charges up. but its like the computer doesnt recognize the player or is it vice versa, idk. and i didnt use to have a problem with it, it worked fine when i first got it and for like a few weeks.

  • wellascoot Jul 09, 2008

    i plug in my samsung yp-u3jqb mp3 player into the usb port it reads as connecting then says ok then disconnects and starts charging. have installed the cd it comes with and that loads samsung media player but it doesnt connect with the mp3. its as though windows doesnt recognise the mp3 is connected.

  • phoeniz316 Jul 28, 2008

    It says its connecting then a few seconds later says its disconnected and starts charging?

  • soneca Jul 28, 2008

    i plug in my samsung yp-u3jqb mp3 player into the usb port it reads as connecting then says ok then disconnects and starts charging. have installed the cd it comes with and that loads samsung media player but it doesnt connect with the mp3. its as though windows doesnt recognise the mp3 is connected.

  • soneca Jul 28, 2008

    i plug in my samsung yp-u3jqb mp3 player into the usb port it reads as connecting then says ok then disconnects and starts charging. have installed the cd it comes with and that loads samsung media player but it doesnt connect with the mp3. its as though windows doesnt recognise the mp3 is connected

  • hlbwm Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. My laptop won't recognize the YP-U3 MP3 player. It is recognized in other computers (not all) and can be used even without Samsung Media Studio....but I really want to be able to use it with my laptop. I've tried Best Solution & pequenopio's solutions but still can't get it to work. Can anyone help please.

  • krishnahari Jan 19, 2009

    my samsung yp-u4 mp3 player is not detected by my laptop eventhough its getting charged and screen displays usb connected. i have tried every thing to fix it . please help me if anyone knows the solution.

    harikodumon2006@yahoo.co.in

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    Its just goes into charging mode and it wont even open the folders to install it.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    I also have the same problem at YP-U4...I tried to fix, but i couldnt.
    I will bring it to service center...

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    i need a driver for samsung YP-U3JQB CAN ANYONE HELP ME GET BACK ON DARUDE2009@HOTMAIL.CO.UK

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Very helpful the Best Solution...thanks.
I've been trying for over a week to solve the problem with this YP-U3 and was about to return it and than I tried this and it worked....

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Ok, after reading all this solutions, i still couldn't get my brand new samsung yp-u4 working. but now i do and this is what i did.
1 - i noticed that the mp3 consistently connected and disconected to the computer very fast. so, in the time i had, i tried to instal the new drivers he needed. i could find the drivers that the guest with the best answer talks about so i used the drivers my computer thought were the best. this step only made my mp3 player connect for long time(don't know why)
2 - since the mp3 connecter for a longer time, he started to recharge, even if only a bit, so i took it off front the usb port and turned it on very quickly.
3 - then i went to settings, and changed the pc connection to removable device(or something similar, just change it from MTP, because that is what is keeping your computer from accessing the mp3)
4 - after i've done that, i reconnected the player to the pc and it connected instantly, and then i could use either the WMP 11 or the Samsung media studio 5 to transfer musics.

ps:by the way, im using windows XP sp3 and wmp 11
and sorry if the solution seems stupid or if it doesnt work 4 you, but im just a normal guy that does not understand a thing about computers and that is trying to help the community.

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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Ok,
The drivers for the player are installed to your hard drive after you install the Samsung media studio software (take note of exactly where it goes as you need to know this later - usually c:program files). I found the Samsung software wouldnt install correctly until I had FIRST installed Windows Media Player 10. Once the Samsung Media Studio was installed I told windows to search for new hardware (under control panel). It told me the Samsung YP-U3 was there but it had no drivers (thats because I had already plugged it in before I installed the media Studio software - and it couldnt find the drivers). I told it to look for drivers specifically under the media studio install location - there was a folder marked something like Hard drive dll (or something). I told windows to look there for the drivers and it found them ... the player now works.
I'm still a little annoyed as the player doesnt work as a "true" usb device ... which means I cant just use windows explorer to drag/drop files ... I have to have the stooopid media studio installed - which sucks!!
I guess If I had of followed these steps I wouldnt have run into problems ... 1. Install Windows Media Player 10. 2. Install Samsung Media Studio. 3. Plug the device into my USB port. Of course Samsung didnt give us any proper instructions. I should have known better ..... I wont be buying samsung again (no, really ... I mean it this time!)

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

I downloaded sp2 aswell but it is not insalling/ is it possibly because my version of xp is not legit

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Install Windows Media Player 11.

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Wt can i do bout my problem cus this is perthic!!!

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Hi All,
I just solved the problem after many attempts!
It works for me, and i hope it works for you too~
When I plug in my YP-U3 player, the computer says it needs to search for a driver, then i let it search it online. But it normally won't search the driver on the internet. Then, it will give a prompt to ask if you want to find a solution or search the driver from the PC. Choose the second option, searching from the PC. Then change the directory to C: (Which is the most crucial part). After a while, the driver should be found and a warning message will appear. Forget about the warning, choose install the hardware anyway, player should be recognized by then.
(I have had windows media player 11, direct X 9...etc. before installing the driver)

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Go to your contol panel and click on add hardware.You should see your device name in the usb port.Click it and select find hardware automatically through windows update.

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I have SP2 installed on winXP but player still would not read the USB, i tried janbos solution just now and finally it works, make sure you have the mini installation cd inserted when the wizard goes to look for it, the driver must be buried in there somewhere, although its not obvious where, thanks janbo

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

Try to change the USB port. it worked for me.

i switched the ports around then it recognized.
but samsung does not offer any drivers on their site. that's a pitty.

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I was trying using Windows Media Player 9.0 and using the Samsung Media Player. The device was not being found by windows xp. I uninstalled the Samsung Media Player and using windows update, I got Media Player 11.0
Now when I plugged in the player, I went to add hardware in Control Panel and chose the Samsung YP device and told the wizard to automatically search for new drivers and this time it found them and installed all correctly.
I haven't put back the Samsung Media Player software as windows explorer shows the device and I can drag and drop songs onto the player.

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You need to make sure you have the requirements (listed in the manual) before you even attept to connect etc else registry might point to original fault. You need XP SP2, direct x9.0??? and wmp 10 at least. You should not really need drivers as this is a flash drive, but if showing this in device manager then more or likely you need to install wmp as codecs come with this. Once you have all requirements, uninstall/reinstall samsung media studio then try again, if still nothing go to device manager (samsung disc in try) and click on yellow exclamation mark then follow wizard to reinstall drivers(with samsung disc in tray) :-)

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Possible solution for M1K9Y. As I have said I had the same problem as yourself, i.e. code 28 etc. Have now sorted the problem and YP-U3 MP3 player now working fine. Basically I went into Windows and downloaded service pack 2 for XP, also Windows Media Player 10, mind you service pack took over an hour to download! Thanks to Janbo for offering a possible solution but this didn't work as the wizard was unable to recognise the software (or something like that!)

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