Ipad detection problem with Vista and iTunes

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by raghu11188, May 19, 2011.

  1. raghu11188

    raghu11188 iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 19, 2011
    Messages:
    11
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I've been using the iPad since almost 6 months and have never experienced any connection problems until recently.
    The iPad wouldn't charge when connected to PC, but it would at least connect and sync.

    Recently, since 3 days I started facing this problem. The computer doesn't show up anything when I connect my iPad, nor does the iPad even blink when the cable is plugged in. It doesn't even show the "Not Charging" sign. iTunes used to start up automatically but now it doesn't. Even Vista doesn't seem to recognize it anywhere because I don't find the iPad listed in the USB devices
    Strangely I don't face the same problem with my iPhone 3G.

    I've updated it to the latest iOS 4.3 and I'm also using the latest iTunes 10.2.2.14 and the latest USB drivers.
    I'm using Windows Vista on Dell Desktop with Intel core 2 duo.

    Before you suggest, I want to let you know I've tried out the following
    1) restarted iPad
    2) restarted PC
    3) erased and reinstalled all apple software (iTunes, QuickTime, bonjour etc)
    4) updated USB drivers and also ran a virus check.
    5) stopped and restarted the Apple Device service.

    I haven't changed the cable and checked and I don't think there would be a problem with the cable because the iPad and iPhone charge perfectly when connected through that cable.
    as I've already mentioned, I don't have the problem with my iPhone.

    Is anybody here faced/facing the same problem?
    I'd be really thankful if you have a solution.

    PS: I've installed ASIO4all drivers and Soundmax audio drivers. Could they be causing this problem?

    Regards,
    Raghu
     
  2. ipfuser55

    ipfuser55 iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2011
    Messages:
    667
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Wales
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    It sounds as if you have worked your way through most things. I would not dismiss the possiblity of a small bent or broken pin or pins on the cable. It may still charge, but not connect. I would get another one and try it.... Borrow if you can :)
     
  3. Rudinater

    Rudinater iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2011
    Messages:
    197
    Thanks Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Homeless
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0
    Ok you have pretty much ruled out the computer . . .. .

    Now take your Ipad to a apple store or a best buy and see if one of their computer will detect your Ipad. Try that with your cable and try it with one of their cables.
     
  4. f4780y

    f4780y Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    7,106
    Thanks Received:
    636
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Troon, Scotland
    Ratings:
    +636 / 0
    I didn't see you say you'd tried a different USB port. This often solves it. Also, you are not using a hub, right? Try swapping the cable into a different port.
     
  5. ipfuser55

    ipfuser55 iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2011
    Messages:
    667
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Wales
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Since we have heard nothing from this chap for a while, maybe he is getting a new iPad Or PC?

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
     
  6. adammsu

    adammsu iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2011
    Messages:
    24
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Ohio
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    i have essentially the same setup, and it happens to me sometimes too. i just unplug and replug. seems to work better if itunes is NOT running when i plug it, i let the connection open the prog...
     
  7. SweetPoison

    SweetPoison iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2010
    Messages:
    14,913
    Thanks Received:
    132
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Sacramento, California
    Ratings:
    +134 / 0
    It's only been one day.;)
     
  8. Wolfpuppies3

    Wolfpuppies3 iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Messages:
    732
    Thanks Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Virginia, USA
    Ratings:
    +10 / 1
    Once in a blue moon that happens to me and I resolve it by

    removing my cable from a USB hub and connect it directly to the computer's USB port. One failure necessitated replacing the Apple cable, not a problem as I have 4 or 5 around the house.
     
  9. raghu11188

    raghu11188 iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 19, 2011
    Messages:
    11
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Ok.. I haven't disappeared. :)

    I was just waiting to borrow my friend's cable. I have only one.

    And yes, I am not connecting it to any hub. I connect it directly to the USB port of the computer. Tried every port.

    Will check with a different cable tomorrow and get back to you guys. Thank you so much. :)
     
  10. TrackRat

    TrackRat iPF Noob

    Joined:
    May 5, 2011
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Walnut Creek, CA
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I have a tough time getting my windows xp to recognize my iPad. When I first bought the iPad I actually had to plug it into m wife's Mac book just to jump start it. Then I plugged it into my IBM laptop without an issue. Since then... No joy.
     
  11. ipfuser55

    ipfuser55 iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2011
    Messages:
    667
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Wales
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Missed It


    And they are gunnig for me?....

    :confused:
     
  12. raghu11188

    raghu11188 iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 19, 2011
    Messages:
    11
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Ok guys, I've checked with a different cable, but of no avail... Anything else before I take it to the iStore??
     
  13. f4780y

    f4780y Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    7,106
    Thanks Received:
    636
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Troon, Scotland
    Ratings:
    +636 / 0
    And you've tried ALL the USB ports on your computer, not just the same one?
     
  14. raghu11188

    raghu11188 iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 19, 2011
    Messages:
    11
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Yes. I have.
     
  15. ipfuser55

    ipfuser55 iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2011
    Messages:
    667
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Wales
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I think the only thing left is to make sure USB ports are working on the PC. If they are, then back it goes I'm afraid.

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
     

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
apple ipad driver for windows vista
,
driver for ipad windows vista
,

ipad 2 driver windows vista

,
ipad 2 not recognized by windows vista
,
ipad detection problems
,

ipad driver for windows vista

,

ipad driver windows vista

,
vista wont recognise ipad 3
,
vista+doesn't+recognize+ipad mini
,

windows vista doesn't recognize ipad