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Wont show Removable disk

I had it plugged into the USB drive and it still want show the removable disk when i go to view it on my computer?? how do i fix my problem

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  • Katie Stroud Jan 22, 2008

    it still wont work i have tried everything

  • Katie Stroud Jan 22, 2008

    i have tried plugging my Phillips Mp3 player in to my UBS drives and it still want show my removable disk??? what do i do to fix my problem??

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Ok

try to plug it to other ports.
change your data cable/ usb cable then plug it in.
restart your computer.
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pls rate me up if this would help

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

  • earl llanera
    earl llanera Jan 23, 2008

    have you tried to use other pc? change the cable?



    does it shows charging?

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7. That’s it! Done.

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