Question about Sony Walkman NWZ-B105F MP3 Player
When I plug the player into my PC, the play keeps flashing "Data Access" but never connects, insted it justs opening and closing a Portable Device. dialog box.
I first found that when I plugged my player into my computer it registered it as a MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) device and in turn never showed up as a storage device on my computer. I fixed this by going into my Control Panel -> System Icon -> Hardware Tab -> Device Manager button.
Clicking on the "System Devices" tab should have "Walkman" or MTP device. Right click on it and go to properties, now before doing anything it should say "Location -- ------ Location 0 (Walkman)" if not try unplugging the walkman and see if the MTP device you're looking at is removed from the list, just to make sure it's the right device we're looking for.
If you've confirmed it's the Walkman, click on the "Driver tab" and click on "Update Driver...". Then click on the "Install from a list or a specific location (Advanced)" option and click "Next". Now select the "Don't search. I will choose the driver to install." and click next. It should now bring up 2 driver choices, one being "MTP Device" and the other "USB Mass Storage Device". Select the USB option and select next, it will then install your walkman as a USB storage device and after that's done. It should be a matter of unplugging and plugging the Walkman back in and it should show up on your storage options in "My Computer"
Posted on Jun 20, 2008
Go to My computer right click select Hardware tab
then Device Manager select usb controllers right click icon walkman...
select driver tab,select update driver choose advance,choose dont search...
then dont select the mtp device only click the usb mass storage ^^ then its ok
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
Oh my that worked beautifully this has been the worse product I have bought it constantly freezes up and has to be reset and I figured it was heading for the trash but decided to seach for a solution first. Thank you so much.
Posted on Sep 05, 2008
Wow!! DCDW Thanx a looot...........great man.......
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
You are a genius..thank you so much
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
I Love You DCDW!!!! Thank You!!!
Posted on Sep 24, 2008
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Posted on Mar 12, 2009
I had a similar problem. My computer would pick up the fact that I had plugged a USB cable in, but it couldn't read the device. When I push on the back of the cable near the base of the of the player, it would connect as long as I held pressure on the cable. I read Sony's repair page and didn't like their procedures. I then took a small screwdriver and pried the terminals in the base of walkman towards the cables terminals. This is not for the faint of heart and you may damage the player, but I figured if it didn't work to begin with I wasn't out anything. Little by little, I pried the terminals gently across the entire length of the board. When I plugged it back it, the computer recognized the Walkman and charged it.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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