hello...i need help with a vaio vgn-s5xp.....so maybe you can help me, mi laptop don´t recognize usb flash drive...can read hard disk external, can print, can use usb camera, but my flash drive say need format, also my pic cam. i tried uninstall drivers, and don`t work. do you have any idea? ....the same problem with cd rom, don´t read any cds or dvds, is a mats**ta uj-832d, firmware actualized from vaio webpage. so if you can help me with that, i will be very grateful. i don`t have recovery discs or any kind of cds because i recently acquired the laptop...secondhand. sorry if it bothers you but i´m tired to waste time trying to solve this problems....hope just be software problems or maybe xp had some instalation problems. thanks.