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Pc won't recognize

It was working fine then when i went to downlaod more songs on to it it wouldn't come up. did the found new hardware wizard and it told me it encountered problems and the necessary inf files were missing!!! don't know what they are or how to fix it

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I have a k3, and i had that same problem. my computer wouldn't recognize it, and it was really frustrating. i searched around and i found out a strategy that works for me. i'm not sure if it'll work for you, but you should definitely try it. most likely the case is that the usb port is jacked up. what you need to do is click the start button to bring up the tool bar, then go over to my computer. when you are hovering the mouse over my computer, right click on it and click on properties. click on the hardware tab, and then go down to device manager. once you are in device manager, find a button that says "scan for new hardware" or "scan for hardware changes". it should then recognize your samsung k3. if not, then i dont know what to tell you. haha.

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