August 28th, 2009, 12:18 PM
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Washington DC, USA
Device(s): G1(2ea) 1 rooted, MT3G v1.0, Samsung Vibrant, Samsung III, LG SLATE Tablet
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Originally Posted by TheRecklessEngineer
I got my HTC Hero this morning - its my first smartphone and I am very impressed. I saw some fairly damning reviews online, but when I trialled it I was hooked. Superb device A+ so far, except for this little problem which I think is probably linked to my Laptop rather than the Hero...
I have plugged it into my Laptop via USB. Vista found the drivers, installed all well and good. However, if I click on Removable Disk (F
I get an error stating that there is no disk in the drive and please insert one.
I've tried re-installing the drivers using the ones available online, and nothing.
I've also installed HTC Sync which simply doesn't find the device despite being plugged in.
The Hero reckons it is connected, complete with USB symbol and HTC sync symbol.
So what have I done wrong? I've tried all the obvious ones - reinstalling drivers, different USB port, turning both off and on again (many times), uninstalling, reinstalling etc etc....
You did not say specifically that you had done what is done to access the SDCARD as a USB Drive.
A USB symbol will appear in the Notifications Bar ..
Swipe that bar down to open it..
Touch the USB Connected item in the list and a popup will open that will allow
you mount the drive.
The drive will now appear in you "MyComputer" or Explorer Section of your laptop ...
You can now copy drag and drop files and folders just like and USB drive...
When you are finished ... just be sure to go back to the phone and swipe the notifications again .. select the USB and "Turn Off" the usb drive ... this UnMounts the drive from the PC ...
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