I’m getting error message ’ USB has malfuctioned and is not recognised ’ wheni plug in my IBM external DVD RW Drive .
It was working fine , then i lost the usb adaptor , bought a new one , now i get the error.
The device is a plug and play , when i first bought it i did not need to install software as it is plug and play .
This error either means the device is broken or the computer is not recognising the device due to compatibility / driver issues.
The device was working fine and has not been bumped or droped so i doubt it’s the first option .
It seems a bit coincidental that the device fails when i bought a new usb lead , the lead is working ok and is the same usb lead as before.
I’ve tried looking for drivers but to no avail.
I’ve also tried unplgging device , tried different ports and restarted computer .
ANY ADVICE IS MUCH APPRECIATED…