Error Code 47

I keep getting Code 47 saying that a device is prepared for safe removal.  I have done all the steps I found off the web knowledge bases but I still cannot use the USB port.  I rebooted, put the device in the port etc... I even uninstalled and have the computer reinstall when rebooted.  I see the drives  in the beginning then my USB drives disappear when I look on the my computer window.  I can use the port for some devices but I cannot use it for my IPod.  I had it work before but now it doesn't recongize the device.  The Ipod charges so I know the connection is good.

Windows cannot use this hardware device because it has been prepared for "safe removal", but it has not been removed from the computer. (Code 47)

To fix this problem, unplug this device from your computer and then plug it in again.

Click 'Check for solutions' to send data about this device to Microsoft and to see if there is a solution available.


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Last updated July 19, 2020 Views 5,157 Applies to: