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Kindle fire not showing up on Computer


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Initial post: Dec 31, 2013 10:14:36 AM PST
Gordon says:
It shows up on my wifes laptop as an external drive but when plugged in to main PC running windows xp nothing shows up.No CDs came with the device.How do I connect it to a pc please.

Posted on Dec 31, 2013 10:18:59 AM PST
T. Cook says:
Does anything else show up when you plug it into that USB port?
Have you tried a different USB port on that XP machine?
Did you go to My Computer to see if the drive shows there without having popped up on the desktop?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2013 10:26:04 AM PST
Gordon says:
yep .Nothing anywhere.It shows up on a laptop alright.connected to main pc it starts looking to find software but no software came with it.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2013 10:28:19 AM PST
What, exactly, are you trying to do? The only reason to connect the Kindle to the PC is to drag & drop books that you downloaded to the PC rather than sending wirelessly.

What "software" do you want? What are you trying to accomplish?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2013 10:33:13 AM PST
T. Cannon says:
You don't need a driver although the computer will ask for one. Just click out of it and you will be fine. Oh, make sure to not have your Fire in sleep mode either. I spent a frustrating 15-20 minutes trying to get my Fire to connect to the computer before I tried hitting the power button.

Posted on Dec 31, 2013 10:40:17 AM PST
Gordon says:
the pc is not recognizing the kindle.I can email books alright but thats it.Wireless transfer? how does that work?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2013 10:50:22 AM PST
Gordon, I'm going to suggest you stop right where you're at, and contact Customer Service and have them walk you through Kindle World.

Click the Help link at the top of this page, choose Contact Us. Fill in the form and choose Call Us. The phone will ring in seconds.

Posted on Dec 31, 2013 10:59:05 AM PST
Gordon says:
Thanks all.Here in Ireland our tech world is a little more advanced than the American.
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