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about my USB device (flash mp3 player)

On another my computers works normally, but on this laptop something wrong. When i plug my mp3 player through USB, it charges. But when i click "My computer" i can`t see this device, so i cant copy songs to it. Why that? I have installed latest USB drivers. I repeat mp3 player is working good, it works on another computers.
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nobodykiller
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
What does the laptop run?  Are you connected directly or via a hub?  Do other USB devices work?  How about other USB Storage devices?
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nobodykillerAuthor Commented:
i connect directly via USB. Other devices work same as this player. I mean i plug, computer found it, but in "My computer" i dont see it, so i cant copy, paste files. Same for all my digital cameras :( i dont kno why :(
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dbruntonCommented:
What operating system are you running?  If Windows 98 that may explain it.

You've installed latest USB drivers but are those just for the laptop and not the USB device.
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jasonr0025Commented:
Still not sure of you windows version as others stated but try this.  Right click my computer/ click manage.  Click disk management and then look at the disks it is reporting in your system.  See if you can find your mp3 player here.  If so check to see if it has a drive letter assigned.  If it does not or the one that it has is used by another drive please right click on an empty space in the drives graph.  Click change drive letter/ follow steps to change drive to something that is not in use/
Let me know if this fixes problem.

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http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/library/33cc9af7-f68c-4656-af97-82e804a9c1e01033.mspx?mfr=true
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nobusCommented:
you can also delete ALL usb entries in device manager, reboot, and test
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nobodykillerAuthor Commented:
jasonr0025, in Device Manager i see USB2.0 (FS) Flash Disk USB Device. It is mp3 player. But there are no place to set  letter. :(
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nobodykillerAuthor Commented:
oh, i was not in Computer Management. Well, finally i set drive letter. But still i cant see it on my computer. Maybe i need to do restart. I will do restart and back with news! :)
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nobodykillerAuthor Commented:
i still didnt do restart. I just tested to get into mp3 player. By writing in explorer "E:" and i get into player. Thank you jasonr0025! It worked! needed to set letter.
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jasonr0025Commented:
no problem, glad its fixed
Thanks,
Jason
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