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RCA opal mp3 player

Every time I plug this thing into the usb port it says it does not recognize this device. My wife has only used less than 1/3 of its capacity. She wants me to put more songs on it now and I can't. Is there anyone there that can help?

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  • firemansbaby Jul 18, 2008

    My Opal worked great for awhile, now it is no longer recognized when plugged in but still charges. Does anyone know a fix?

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Honestly, I think the players are ****. i had one and it was nothing but trouble, and everyone has the same problems with them. it's really frustrating, I know.

the only thing I can suggest is trying a different software.


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