Vista not finding device

  22715240 09:50 05 Jan 2009
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I recently had reason to reinstall the OS, etc, onto my Vista configured PC. Everything installed great until I tried to set up my Mobile PDA (HTC, XDA, Trion) via USB. Vista could not find the drivers, searched everywhere. Now when I plug the PDA in, the PC will not even see the PDA + memory card at all, looking through Device Manager also does not reveal it even as unknown device. I have possibly found Vista drivers for this PDA but without seeing the device in any form how can I get it to install them? Using another XP PC identifies the PDA straight away. Oh yes, before the reinstallation it did work to a certain degree. Any help please!!

  Woolwell 15:48 05 Jan 2009

Is Windows Mobile Device Centre installed and its latest drivers?

  Kevscar1 20:07 05 Jan 2009

Install the drivers then plug in PDA and see if it picks it up then.

  22715240 20:10 05 Jan 2009

Hello Woolwell. Yes I did install Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 32 bit. but still no luck.

  Woolwell 22:57 05 Jan 2009

Have you tried with firewall turned off?

  22715240 10:17 07 Jan 2009

Must be getting forgetful in my old age. The firewall off did the trick. Thanks alot for all your help. Cheers

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