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Computer Won't Recognize Opal

When I plug my Opal in, it does all the normal stuff, my computer recognizes it, etc, but it not only doesn't show up on My Computer, but after a few minutes it disconnects from my computer with while it's still connected, reconnects again, etc. etc. and continues this ad infinitum. I can't get into my music whatsoever. What's going on?

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  • shortie82 Feb 27, 2008

    my computer willnot reconise my opal

  • sounixlei Feb 28, 2008

    When I turn on my Opal MP3 Player, I get this message saying "Boot Error! Please Format Unit", but when I go to format it, I can't because my computer won't recognize my device, and I don't know what's wrong..Can someone help me? Please?

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2008

    I pulg in my mp3 and it says i am connected and then it turns off and start's all over agen and i cant get my music to download because it keeps going off and on. what can i do????

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Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.

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One thing that worked for me was to keep putting the cd that came with my opal in the computer and taking it out and finally it recognized it

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When that happened to me (I GOT SO DEPRESSED) I was reading solutions and all, but I found the solution on my own. I just went to "Start" then clicked on "My Computer" Then I clicked where it said "Disk Drive F" and It told me it was gonna delete all the media in my hardware, but it didn't matter since all my info was already deleted. So I clicked OK nd it opened an empty window, and I just clicked and dragged all my music there and now my computer recognizes my hardware all the time. I hope this helps for future references =)

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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