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My rca wont show up under My computer unyil after i take it out and than it goes away when i put it back on so how do i format it?

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  • mitch bade69 Feb 04, 2008

    but when i put my mp3 in the usb connection it doesnt show up under "my computer" why is this so?

  • mitch bade69 Feb 11, 2008

    no i'm using media player does it matter?

  • mitch bade69 Feb 18, 2008

    well i have i tunes but when i put it in nothing comes up under i tunes like it doesnt recognize the device



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Ok plug it in to computer look for driver g then right click then format

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    robert smith Feb 05, 2008

    to be honest unless you can get it up on your computer there no outher way of formating it ? , ? are you using itunes ?

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    robert smith Feb 12, 2008

    well id try using itunes as this is a far better program and does all the con verting for you if you happen to get it up on your computer ? go to my computer look for drive G then right click then format it ?

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    robert smith Feb 18, 2008

    well the reason it whont show up on your computer is that most add ons need 2.0 and the internal usb only give 1.0 so i would invest in a hub carrier with it own power sorce and you won,t waste your monet as it can be used for any divice just go to any computer shop and exsplain what you want and they will help you then you should be ok



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