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harddrive recognized but not available in disk management

by Becks23 / October 9, 2005 8:36 PM PDT

XP, SP2

I have an iaudio X5L which is recognized by my computer when I plug it (the bubbles in the bottom right appear). However, it doesn't show up in my Windows Exlporer/My Computer. I did some research and thought it was just a matter of assigning a drive letter. However it doesn't show up in the disk management profile.

In the hardware profile, I can see it under the Harddrive tab along with my two other HD's.

My USB 2.0 controller is an upgrade from 1.1 ... I thought maybe it was an issue of not enough juice so I bought a D-Link USB Hub with AC adapter... still no dice.

-i upgrade motherboard drivers
-no X5L drivers to my knowledge
-canon camera connects fine

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does the hardware show up
by jhawk66 / October 10, 2005 2:16 AM PDT

In Device Manager? I have had trouble with certain USB devices wanting a specific drive letter and I have had to change other device drive letters first before the uncooperating device would appear. . . Hope it helps

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doesn't show up in disk management...
by Becks23 / October 10, 2005 6:06 AM PDT

It's not a problem with letter assignment because it doesnt show up within the disk management. so i dunno :S

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but
by jhawk66 / October 11, 2005 2:06 AM PDT

does it show in Device manager.

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yes, it does show up in device manager...
by Becks23 / October 11, 2005 10:03 AM PDT
In reply to: but

im extremely confused

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