Re: slightly OT USB question

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by pcbutts1, Jul 25, 2005.

  1. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

    Matt, <> wrote:

    > I'm helping a friend out with his Dell XPS running XP Pro and I've run
    > into a little problem with USB Card readers and memory sticks.


    I've lived with you a year. I know all about you.

    > It simply won't recognize any mass memory device I plug into any of the
    > USB ports.


    It's too late now.

    > It doesn't seem to have any problems with any other USB device, it just
    > won't recognize either of my two memory card readers or any of the 4
    > memory sticks I've tried.


    I've got mine. Here's my note.

    > It either gives me a "Unknown Device...No drivers are
    > installed for this device" or it will seem to work and then when I try to
    > access the drive, the whole thing disappears like it was never recognized
    > in the first place.


    Why did you give up on trying to access the drive?

    > It looks like all available Microsoft updates are installed, and when I
    > searched their support site I didn't have very much luck finding anything
    > (though I've never really had much luck searching their site for tech
    > support)


    I can't help you there.
     
    pcbutts1, Jul 25, 2005
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